Newtown Connecticut school massacre

United States
December 14, 2012 9:18pm CST
As a mother, and basically as a person , I feel so Upset about what happened in Connecticut today . Even though this kind if crime is becoming more And more commonplace, it's still so shocking and Unimaginable. How did this happen. The details are Still sketchy but they the killer was a really young Guy. Not making any excuses, but how much inner Turmoil must he have been going thru to do this? ??? I feel for the families all of them. Those ppl have been traumatized To say the least. I was so happy to see my 8 year old after School today. I explained some of what happened and she Expressed that she's a little nervous about school on Monday. How about you all? How are your kids feeling Tonight?
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• United States
15 Dec 12
I do not think that bad things are happening more and more just that it no longer sits on local news stations it hits every media out let and is blown out of proportion before facts are even given. Not that this wasn't bad but all the info given in the morning was wrong and of coarse different now. Because the media pushed out false info. I too feel for these families. Though I cannot stand how the media has been questioning the children who lived through this horrific act or the parents letting the media exploit their children's fears and tears. My kids saw only a little bit of what happened and are quite relieved to be home schooled as am I. There is no fear of school on Monday for them, though they are very sad for those lost to a maniac.
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• United States
15 Dec 12
Yeah, it was annoying watching the reporters trip all over each other Just to deliver 'exclusive' info , of which most turned out to be false.
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@ShyBear88 (17041)
• United States
15 Dec 12
I can't imagine this at all. My kids don't even go to school yet so we aren't talking about it with them they are to young. but I remember being scared to go to school myself when I was your son's age. I a School shooting happened 3 hours from where I liked it was a high school but I remember making ribs to support fund raisers to help the school get back to the way it looked before the school shooting and to help the families out that had lost there children.
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• United States
15 Dec 12
Yes it's so scary... And one of the worst things is that you really Can't explain this to kids properly because really there is nojustification . I just tried to reassure her that the schools staffs are trained for this type of Thing. She still seemed doubtful tho. I feel so sorry for this generation of kids Cuz they have to deal with these things.
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@jane239 (521)
15 Dec 12
I always find it hard to take in stories like this when I hear them on the news. It is such a tragic story and I imagine its shaken the whole of the US. I'll never understand what makes a person do something like that, but there are reports that he had been troubled for a long time. Some of the children I saw interviewed yesterday were so brave. I hope they and their families find the strength to overcome this.
• United States
15 Dec 12
Yes Jane, there were quite a few mini- interviews And you could see these we're terrified get brave individuals. Honestly I don't know how I would react in a situation Like this. One interview in particular featured a teacher Who hid herself and her students in a closet till The police found them. Thank goodness she was able To function!
@jane239 (521)
15 Dec 12
Yes, I saw the teacher interviewed on TV earlier. It sounds like her actions saved a lot of lives. Like you say, thank goodness she was able to function and keep her head with all of the horror going on around her.
@Angelpink (4023)
• Philippines
15 Dec 12
So sad to hear this news , my heart cries for the victims and family. So sad for it happen this season , a time where in all must be joyful . All are not in our hands. What is so sad here is the victims are the innocent ones. Why them ? so unfair ! They are children full of hopes and dreams but now they are gone because of those demons around. Why God made this creature ? Better God made more birds and fishes than creating bad people. I know God didn't create bad people , it is the people itself made themselves bad.They are cursed in this world.
• United States
15 Dec 12
Angel, I feel you. There are so many questions. Why these young innocent babies?, why did so much hostility Reside in this one person? It's more than any of us can Explain. Really my heart aches for them...
@sishy7 (27671)
• Australia
15 Dec 12
It's been on the news here also when I woke up this morning. Very sad. All those children are really innocent victims. Not only the ones who passed on. But also those who survived but traumatized...
• United States
15 Dec 12
That's it..... Really everyone there suffered a loss. Our prayers should be with The whole darn town. Whether or not they lost a fAmily member or friend They all certainly suffered the loss of innocence.
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15 Dec 12
hi there