Newtown, CT is my town.
I don’t live there. I’ve never been there. I will never go there but…
I have children. I have a grandson. I have a son who is a teacher. I have many friends who are teachers.
My heart broke for Newtown as it did for the following shootings in 2012:
- December 11, 2012. On Tuesday, 22-year-old Jacob Tyler Roberts killed 2 people and himself with a stolen rifle in Clackamas Town Center, Oregon. His motive is unknown.
- September 27, 2012. Five were shot to death by 36-year-old Andrew Engeldinger at Accent Signage Systems in Minneapolis, MN. Three others were wounded. Engeldinger went on a rampage after losing his job, ultimately killing himself.
- August 5, 2012. Six Sikh temple members were killed when 40-year-old US Army veteran Wade Michael Page opened fire in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. Four others were injured, and Page killed himself.
- July 20, 2012. During…
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