It has been six years since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School. I mark this anniversary as I have previous anniversaries, by providing a link to a site that provides its own links to information about some of the children and adults murdered on Dec. 14, 2012.
This year, I add a link to Sandy HookPromise – an organization that works to educate students and educators about how to spot potential violence in schools, before it happens.
On the second link, you can learn more about the work being done by Sandy Hook Promise, and you can find out how to support them in their campaign to reduce gun violence in our schools.
On the first link, you can click on most of the 26 names to find out something more about their lives. (Some families ask that we respect their privacy. Please do so.) Each person can be honored individually, as well as they can all be honored as the group they became that December morning six years ago.
You can honor them by remembering them and speaking their names on this anniversary, or every day.
You can choose your own way to honor them.
A friend of mine – one of the brightest stars shining on Facebook – spent years dedicating acts of kindness, one a day each year, to each lost soul – in a deeply compassionate as well as active and practical display of love.
However you choose to honor these 26 individuals, please recognize the passing of
Here are some previous posts about one of the women killed at Sandy Hook on Dec. 14, 2012.