Although we lost them young, they will never be forgotten.
I feel deeply saddened by the tragic event that happened in Newtown, Ct. Every time I read an update or think about it, tears come to my eyes. I am not the kind of person who gets easily upset, something about this is just different on so many levels.
I used to visit Newtown, Ct. as a younger man, you see my mom and step father lived there for about 10 years. I would travel from Massachusetts, and take the exit right off of 84. I cannot imagine this taking place there.
I guess tragedy really can strike in the unlikeliest of places. All of you have my deepest sympathies. I know our nations heart is with you. I know all those that were lost that day have been called home. May God have mercy on your hearts and souls.
The young victims — 20 in all — epitomized the children of that age, bright, smiling faces, some of them missing their front teeth. Most of them were first-graders.
NEWTOWN, Conn. — The horror wrought by a lone gunman on this close-knit community is becoming clear as more details emerge about the victims.
Among the dead were the educators who were hailed as heroes — the school’s principal and psychologist, who didn’t hesitate to rush toward the sound of the gunfire, and the first-grade teacher who used her body to shield her tiny charges from the bullets. Six of the