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Children among dead in shooting at Conn. elementary school
« on: December 14, 2012, 01:47:12 PM »
Children are among at least 12 people killed, according to reports by a local newspaper.

NEWTOWN, Conn. — Some children were among those killed in a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., on Friday, The Hartford Courant reported.

The number of victims is unclear, but NBC News is reporting that at least 20 children at the school were shot. The local ABC affiliate reported that at least 12 people are dead including the gunman who is believed to be a parent of one of the students. Many of the shootings took place in a kindergarten classroom, the Courant reported


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Re: Children among dead in shooting at Conn. elementary school
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2012, 01:47:42 PM »
Eternal memory to all the innocent who died. :(
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Re: Children among dead in shooting at Conn. elementary school
« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2012, 01:54:44 PM »
Lord, its now up to 27! 
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Re: Children among dead in shooting at Conn. elementary school
« Reply #3 on: December 14, 2012, 02:04:22 PM »
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Re: Children among dead in shooting at Conn. elementary school
« Reply #4 on: December 14, 2012, 02:14:40 PM »
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Re: Children among dead in shooting at Conn. elementary school
« Reply #5 on: December 14, 2012, 02:16:08 PM »
http://abcnews.go.com/m/blogEntry?id=17974710

Story from ABC News.

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« Reply #6 on: December 14, 2012, 02:17:20 PM »
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« Reply #7 on: December 14, 2012, 03:04:31 PM »
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Re: Children among dead in shooting at Conn. elementary school
« Reply #8 on: December 14, 2012, 03:46:00 PM »
Lord have mercy on those innocents who died so violently today. May the Lord strengthen  those poor parents who have lost their children.
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Re: Children among dead in shooting at Conn. elementary school
« Reply #9 on: December 14, 2012, 04:17:44 PM »
Lord have mercy. Most Holy Theotokos, save us.  :'(
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Re: Children among dead in shooting at Conn. elementary school
« Reply #10 on: December 14, 2012, 04:20:42 PM »
Lord have mercy!

I remember when we had a gun scare at my school.  Any parent's nightmare.  I knew it hit the news when all the students' cell phones went off (I told them to answer them, a sole exception).
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Re: Children among dead in shooting at Conn. elementary school
« Reply #11 on: December 14, 2012, 04:22:35 PM »
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Re: Children among dead in shooting at Conn. elementary school
« Reply #12 on: December 14, 2012, 04:27:38 PM »
Lord, have mercy on all involved. 

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So so sad.  :'(
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Re: Children among dead in shooting at Conn. elementary school
« Reply #13 on: December 14, 2012, 04:55:56 PM »
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I pray the Lord strengthens the grief stricken parents and helps them through this tragedy.

I also pray that the Lord forgive the shooter and not hold it against him.
We don't know his situation, and wishing such torment on another soul is simply horrific...and no better than physically killing them.

May the memory of those killed be eternal, and may they rest among the saints.

May the injured be healed...both body and soul.

Dear Lord have mercy upon us all.
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Re: Children among dead in shooting at Conn. elementary school
« Reply #14 on: December 14, 2012, 04:58:11 PM »
Unbelievably sad. Makes me angry. Lord have mercy. Lord have mercy. Lord have mercy.
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Re: Children among dead in shooting at Conn. elementary school
« Reply #15 on: December 14, 2012, 05:32:19 PM »
Lord have mercy. How could anybody do something so awful? :'(
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Re: Children among dead in shooting at Conn. elementary school
« Reply #16 on: December 14, 2012, 06:45:53 PM »
Lord have mercy.

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Re: Children among dead in shooting at Conn. elementary school
« Reply #17 on: December 14, 2012, 06:52:37 PM »
Lord have mercy! May their memory be eternal!
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« Reply #18 on: December 14, 2012, 07:14:32 PM »
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Re: Children among dead in shooting at Conn. elementary school
« Reply #19 on: December 14, 2012, 07:18:01 PM »
This is just so tragic. God, help them.
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« Reply #21 on: December 14, 2012, 10:07:37 PM »
Eternal memory!

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« Reply #22 on: December 14, 2012, 10:38:32 PM »
Lord have mercy, Lord have mercy, Lord have mercy.  :'( May their memories be eternal.
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« Reply #24 on: December 14, 2012, 11:53:46 PM »
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Re: Children among dead in shooting at Conn. elementary school
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Re: Children among dead in shooting at Conn. elementary school
« Reply #26 on: December 15, 2012, 12:45:32 AM »



Selam

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Re: Children among dead in shooting at Conn. elementary school
« Reply #27 on: December 15, 2012, 04:26:22 AM »
The death toll is 28, including 20 children and 6 adults at the school, the shooter, and his mother.

May the memory of those killed be eternal, may the Lord take onto Himself these innocent children and those who cared for and nurtured them, and may they be at rest in a place of peace.

Prayers for the comfort of their families, especially their parents and siblings. Prayers also for the children and teachers who survived, that they be comforted and their emotional wounds be healed. Prayers too for the police, fire, and emergency medical techs, and all who had to respond to and deal with this horror, that their minds and hearts be comforted in the days to come, as they must relive and deal with what they encountered.
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Re: Children among dead in shooting at Conn. elementary school
« Reply #28 on: December 16, 2012, 01:18:42 AM »
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Re: Children among dead in shooting at Conn. elementary school
« Reply #29 on: December 16, 2012, 01:20:49 AM »
I was just getting Clackamas through my system, and now this.  Eternal be their memory!

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Re: Children among dead in shooting at Conn. elementary school
« Reply #30 on: December 22, 2012, 12:45:53 PM »
Lord, have mercy!

If it is all right, I would like to provide a list of the victims' names, so that we may mention them specifically in our prayers:



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Re: Children among dead in shooting at Conn. elementary school
« Reply #31 on: December 14, 2015, 06:30:50 PM »
Today is the third anniversary.

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Memory eternal.
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