Let’s not forget the actual human faces, lives, personalities, achievements and unfullfilled ambitions of the precious children and protective and heroic school faculty who lost their lives in this senseless tragedy. The focus should be on them rather than the mentally unstable culprit behind this heinous act. Let’s honor them and always remember them.
The hideous massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary claimed the lives of 20 young students and six adults. The victims were siblings and grandchildren, educators and mentors. As America mourns their deaths, more information is coming out about those lost in the tragedy.
Charlotte Bacon, 6
Charlotte Bacon’s grandmother Irene Hagen described her as a “sweet, outgoing, energetic little girl with beautiful red, curly hair,” reports WCCO TV. Charlotte loved school and dresses, and on the day of the shooting, she proudly left for school in a new pink dress and boots. It was an outfit intended for the holidays, but Charlotte convinced her mom JoAnn to let her wear her new clothes. “She was going to go some places in this world,” her uncle John Hagen toldNewsday. “This little girl could light up the room for anyone.” Her older brother Guy was also at the school…
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