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Family, friends remember slain Connecticut teen

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MILFORD, Conn. - Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, classmates and others have paid tribute to a slain Connecticut teenager, saying she lived a remarkable life and implored others to learn from her example.

Malloy called Maren Sanchez a star, saying she was inclusive, kind, talented and giving. He says she accomplished so much in a short period of time and affected so many.

Malloy spoke at an outdoor vigil at Jonathan Law High School Monday night that featured the release of purple balloons, her favorite color, and songs in her memory. Other speakers implored the crowd to live like she did.

The 16-year-old was stabbed to death Friday morning inside the high school, just hours before she was to attend her junior prom with her boyfriend.

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