Looking Back the Sandy Hook Tragedy
It was exactly 3 years ago when the Sandy Hook Tragedy has horrified Newtown, Connecticut. The said event has made the unthinkable be put into reality when a gunman invaded Sandy Hook Elementary School and killed 20 children and 6 school staffs including his very own mother. After killing all of these people, he turned the gun on himself.
Just right after the incident took place, president Obama spoke to a news conference. He is wiping his tears as the said that these kids have their entire lives ahead of them. They still have birthdays, graduations and even weddings to celebrate.
As the 3-year anniversary of the tragedy, many tributes have poured out for the victims. Here are the lists of names that are among the 26 people who lost their lives in the school tragedy:
Daniel Barden, 7; Charlotte Bacon, 6; Rachel Davino,29; Oliva Engel, 6; Josephine Gay,7; Ana M. Marquez-Greene,6; Dylan Hockley,6; Dawn Hochsprung, 47; Madeleine F. Hsu, 6; Catherine V. Hubbard, 6; Chase Kowalski, 7; Jesse Lewis, 6; James Mattioli, 6; Grace McDonnell, 7; Anne Marie Murphy, 52; Emilie Parker, 6; Jack Pinto, 6; Noah Pozner, 6; Caroline Previdi, 6; Jessica Rekos, 6; Avielle Richman, 6; Lauren Rousseau, 3-; Mary Sherlach, 56; Victoria Soto, 27; Benjamin Wheeler, 6 and Allison N. Wyatt, 6.
Some of the prominent and notable names have taken to twitter to remember the day. Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley are some of them. The families of the victims as well as their relatives and friends also took some effort to remember their lost loved ones.
The Sandy Hook tragedy joined long lists of some of the horrific shooting that took place in schools. This includes the 1999’s Columbine horror where 15 people are killed and the Virginia Tech shooting of 2007 that taken the life of 3 people.