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12/14/2012

Share your thoughts and condolences on Newtown shooting

Eyewitness News invites you to share your condolences to the victim’s families, and those who were affected by Friday’s shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Share your comments here and they may appear on Eyewitness News.

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Lynne Betzler


My eyes filled with tears as they showed the 26 Angels on TV. I walked away to finish dinner because I knew if I sat down I wouldn't be able to stop crying. This Whacko, Monster (these words aren't strong enough for him) was born without a conscience. His heart beat only to keep him alive not to feel emotions...the biggest being LOVE. Some people may feel bad for him, I have absolutely no feeling or remorse for such a hateful person. He should have lived and died a slow, painful death. I stop and think, is there more Hate in this world than Love? Why couldn't it have been a world all along where there were never any wars, killings, abductions, etc, etc? This world we all live in should be beautiful, not ugly the way it's becoming.
God Bless You All and your Families.

Linda M Cibellis

Words cannot describe how heavy my heart is for the loss of all of these beautiful children and wonderful staff, and mainly for all of the parents. Children are such a special gift from our Lord to cherish, love and guide them to adulthood. I know they are all in Heaven and are happy together. May God Bless all of you and give you strength to carry on, I will always include all of you in my prayers and promise to light candles in Church to light the way for everyone.

Theresa Galli

As a mother, my heart is broken. I have tears in my eyes and sadness in my heart. Every day I watch the news, listen to the radio and read the newspaper and think to myself how can someone take an innocent child's life. How could he do this? What could have been in his head? Why did I have to explain to my 12 year old that she is safe in her school? I sent her to school on Monday with tears in my eyes. No child should have to go to school in fear. This is just wrong. Period. Every day I send her to school and say "Have a good day. See you later." But what would happen if she didn't return? I cannot fathom the thought. I pray to God I never have to experience this. And to the teachers' families, they should be proud. They are true heroes. Protecting our children as if they are their own...I cannot express my heartfelt gratitude enough. I am sending my love, support and strength to the families of Newtown. May they find peace. I will continue to keep them in my thoughts and prayers. Heal the broken hearted and bind their wounds. Rest easy little angels

jennifer.peters72@yahoo.com

Every time i look at the faces of these precious children i cant help feeling so heartbroken. my thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims of this senseless tragedy. i have an eleven year old and it scares me to even send him to school because you never know if its going to happen again. may God be with you all and may he heal your hearts.

jennifer lyndhurst nj

Camille

It has been almost one week and I have been trying to make sense of this senseless act of violence in our country towards innocent children and their teachers. Words alone cannot express how deeply saddened I am by this tragedy that took place in Newtown, CT. My thoughts, prayers and wishes of peace are with all of the families who are mourning the loss of their beautiful children both young and old and the parent's that were taken from their families as well. God Bless all of you and I wish you love and light in your life.

Valerie

To the town of Newton, CT, I am heartbroken to hear about the tragedy that happened in Sandy Hook elementary. I want to send out my condolences to all of you. I think about what happened every day, and I pray that you can heal from this horrible loss. I wish there was more I could do to relieve your pain. Sending love and hugs to you, and thank you to all of the heroes who tried to do their best to protect the children and teachers.
--Valerie

Linda

To the parents, family and friends of the Newtown victims....my heart breaks for you. I am still walking around with a very real pain inside since this tragedy unfolded. I am having a tough time sleeping. As a mom of a five year old, I find myself now waking every night around 2:00 am to watch my daughter sleep while I think about your children and what they endured. I truly hope this country can come together and fight for change as the victim's legacy. God bless you through love and tears.

H

Our hearts are shattered by this horrific event...My prayers for the families who have lost their precious loved ones is in this scripture...That it may somehow give them comfort to believe that one day,we will see our loved ones again...May God's Grace help you, hold you & comfort you...

Lift up your eyes on high...and see who has created these Stars...
The One who leads forth their host by number, He calls them all by Name...Because of the Greatness of His Might and the Strength of His Power...
“NOT One of Them is Missing"...

Madalene Greco

Are there words to say after such an unspeakable act perpetrated on 20 babies and 6 adults who were doing a fine job of educating our children?

No. All that is left is to let you know that we the people of the U.S. and the world are standing beside you in God's light to help you move forward as best you can. I pray that you find it in your hearts always to remember your family members as they were not how they left you on that fateful day.

Newtown, CT - we love you all and are praying for you and we will NEVER forget!

With love,
Madalene from Charlotte

Leone Lackey

I cannot even begin to imagine the devastation of loosing a child. The thought horrifies me. My children are grown and news like this concerning my loved little ones would bring emotional trauma. My prayers go out to the parents of these children who lost there lives, to the families of the teachers who sacrificed there lives and to the traumatized schoolmates who endured this unbelievable event. May the heavenly Father embrace you at this time as you grieve and also comfort yur remaing children. I will continue to seek in prayer solace for you now and in ther future.

Dennis

I just watched the story about the media "overstaying there welcome at Newtown"
I think a 5th grader could have told you (the media) that.
How can the "media" not realize it?
Im SURE the reporters have had enough..You can see it on the faces of the reporters...Not just yours...Everyone there covering it..
It is time to LEAVE!!! Make a statement and be the first of the "media" to leave...There is nothing more to get..Give the grieving parents time to try and get there lifes back to what little bit of normalcy they can find...
Thank You
Dennis

Mitchell Cohen

Unfathomable tragedies such as this helps us to put things in proper perspective; we concern ourselves with lesser matters, e.g., financial issues, and then, when a horrific incident such as the Newtown massacre occurs, we realize how many of our problems pale in comparison with the unimaginable grief these families must be enduring. My heart goes out to all of them.

Francine Messina

There are no words to express the sorrow I feel for those whose lives were taken. My thoughts, my prayers, and my sympathy goes out to the families,friends, and community of those affected by this tragedy. Please know that although we don't know each other, I am thinking of you and sending my prayers. May the victims find peace with God and may the families find peace knowing that they are safe in his arms. I wil continue to pray for healing.

Jennie

I was shocked and deeply saddened when I heard the news. My heart and condolences go out to all the families as I pray for these little ones to be at peace. May God hold them in his arms and keep them. If there is anything I can do to help in any way I am here. May god bless all the parents and fily members of these precious children.

Joseph Trotta

To all the little souls that lost their lives at the Sandy Hook Elementary School; may God bless you and give you comfort with Him in Heaven. I pray for all the families that lost their precious children; God bless you and may you find some comfort in His peace. And I pray for the 6 adults that lost their lives; God bless you and God rest your souls...

Madeline Rybinsk

How many babies need to die before we take these guns that kill hundreds at a. Time off the market. I pray those angels and there teachers are at peace. I pray for there families on this holiday.

Karla Pogue

I teach middle school in a suburb of Fort Worth, Texas. When we heard of the tragedy on Friday we were all stunned and sickened. We, as educators, have a unique connection with the teachers/heros of Sandy Hook School.
On Monday, I did a lockdown drill with all 6 of my classes. Ironically we had just done one the Monday prior to thee Friday. One of my students asked where I went after I had turned off the light and shut the blinds and I responded, "Im the last into to our hiding spot".

victor soto


i really don't think they could stop people from getting guns.but if they put a chip on the handle of a gun or rifle. it will not fire if your finger prints don't match the person that it's registered too. just a thought...

VIRGINIA MAGALLANEZ

I AM A PARENT AND GRANDMOTHER OF FIVE GRANDBABIES AND CAN'T UNDERSTAND HOW SOMEONE COULD HURT THOSE INNOCENT BABIES.MY HEART GOES OUT TO ALL THE FAMILIES AND FRIENDS.WE HAVE ALL BEEN AFFECTED BY THIS HORRIBLE TRAGEDY.I CRY WHILE I AM DRYING TO WORK JUST THINKING OF ALL THOSE INNOCENT CHILDREN AND TEACHERS.I FOREVER KEEP YOU ALL IN MY PRAYERS AND THOUGHTS.

Anwaar

My heart aches at knowing those beautiful children were watching their classmates being killed, and knowing their next?!! It's horrible and it just shows you that this world we live in is so short and makes me realize it can all be gone in minutes, and so we should not get attached to this life, but focus on preparing for the next life.... work on being good human beings who love and do good deeds in this life...God will punish this man for what he did... And God will reunite these parents with their children one day... I prayed and still pray today for those parents, grandparents, and siblings who lost their children in this terrible day!! May God give them patience to get through this tragedy..Ameen.

Maureen

God bless the sweet innocent children who lost their lives. May their families find the strengh to carry on.

Ann Marie ans Jimmy O'Connell

Newtown Connecticut, our thoughts and praters are with you. We are praying for all of you and holding you close in our hearts. Words can not describe what you have had to endure and go through. God Bless each and every one of you and bring you comfort and peace, now and forever.

Michelle Dandreano

My heart goes out to the families of the newtown shooting i know what it is like to loose a son or daughter i lost my son 2 years ago he had down syndrome but this is horrific i pray that god will guide you and keep strength in your hearts for the months and years to come god bless you all and to those little angels may they all rest in peace with the dear lord above .

elizabeth

As a grandmother of 3 little ones..who where all here this weekend at one time or another...I cried for all the familys who lost theirs...I just cant imagine the pain..they were just babies..

Darlene

As a mother of two & a grandmother of one & with numerous neices & nephews this tragedy is a parent's worse nightmare. My heart cries for their loss & my mind screams how can this happen to such innocent little ones? It makes no sense & has no reason for sense & reason are absent from this type of act. I sincerely hope that our lawmakers see that it's time to remove military type weapons from public use to prevent heartache like this from occuring again. May all the people of Newton, Ct. find peace for their loss. We will be praying for all the souls lost much too soon.

Winifred N. Murdaugh

My heart truly hurts for the parents, friends, and school community of Newtown at this time of extreme sadness, unspeakable horror,grief, and sorrow. No parent should ever have to bury a child. As a teacher and mother whose only son died 14 years ago in Connecticut, I extend my love and deepest condolences to everyone. The pain of losing a child never leaves you. This tragedy refreshed the pain and brought more tears for me. There will always be a hole in your hearts and tears will always be ready to pour, i.e. birthdays, holidays, activities. Ask God to help you live each day, make sure you breathe, your heart beats, and each foot goes in front of the other as you tiptoe and learn to survive through the darkest tunnel of grief. He will guide you as you walk in faith and not by sight.
No family with a history of mental illness,emotionally/ mentally disturbed or imbalanced members, (adults and children) should be allowed to own any type of handguns or military type assault weapons; or practice at target ranges!

Nancy Provenzano

My sincere sympathy to all those families in Newton Ct. Please God give the families the strength to go through these difficult times.

Loretta Monahan

I am heartbroken. My thoughts and prayers are with all the people in Newtown and especially those who lost a loved one. God bless you all.

Alfred C.Cimaglia

Regarding the senseless, tragic and heartbraking event that has taken place this passed weekend at Sandy Hook Elementary School, and all the other horrifying acts of madness that either takes place or have taken place in our nation or around the world, one must remember that all of these deeds are committed with free will granted by, and under the waztchful eyes of a loving God.

After all, what else can we expect? In a few days, faithful people worldwude will get to celebrate the belief that God, Himself, has sent His only Son down to earth to teach and demonstrate all that is good---and then to be murdered for his efforts.

Let the Pope and all the other clergy do the praying. Angels and heroes do not need prayers. By now they should be in a very good place.
And that much evil doesn't deserve forgiveness.

My heart shares your grief.

Chelsea Morgan

My heart is absolutely broken. As an educator and student at Teachers College, we all are mourning as a community.

AngieVaiuso of Sandy Hook,Ct.

THE TREES SO BARE IN WINTER'S FARE,ONLY TIME CAN ERASE,
SPECIAL THOUGHTS COME TO MIND, MOMENTS TO EMBRACE,
NO NEED TO PONDER, SPRINGS BLOSSEMS WILL SOON TAKE THEIR PLACE,
CASTING HER RAYS ON EACH CHILDS HAPPY FACE,
TILL LEAVES BEGIN TO FALL AGAIN, IN AUTUMS SPEANDOR GRACE,
MAKING WAY FOR WINTERS SNOWFALL, MELTING WITHOUT A TRACE.

IHS student

This is a tragedy. I want to offer my sympathy to those effected by this. Our high school is raising money to plant a tree at the school and get a plaque in memory of those students and teachers who died.

Analiese Joseph

I'm a 17 year old student and when i heard of this my heart went out to the families and everyone who was affected by this tragedy. Let us all pray that something like this never happens again!!

Jacqueline

I am a mother of two and one of my children turned 13 that same day. Words cannot express the sadness I felt when I heard this news. I cried as if I had lost one of my own children. My thoughts and prayers go out to the families and friends of these little angels. I will forever remember that day. May God be with you always!!!

Val P

I cant begin to feel the pain you feel...but I feel pain..my heat aches for all of you...and I feel a helplessness because NOTHING I can do or say can bring your child back...I have you all in my prayers....may God give you the strength to go on.

John Lepore

I just want the folks in Newtown to know that our hearts are hurting so much for you. We will keep you in our prayers. May God heal your pain.

Susan Donofrio

As a mother of three, my heart breaks for the parents who have lost their children. My prayers each morning are for the grace and peace of God to enter their hearts during this unimaginable time. I pray for God to heal all of you--your families, friends, and the community. I also pray that as a nation we use this time to make changes in our laws to prevent any parent from ever having to feel what the parents at Sandy Hook are going through. God bless you all. Your children are in heaven and are safe from harm for always.

Joel Cohen

Very tragic. Just one thing to say. Too young - too soon.

May God watch over you and give you guidance.

Soto Family

In this time of sadness i want to send my condolences to all the families that lost someone in this horrific tragedy. As a mother of 2 girls 17 and 10 i cannot imagine my Life without them. My heart has ached since Friday, every time i see the news or a You Tube video it brings me back to tears it feels like if i lost one of my own. Children are supposed to bury there parents not parents burying their children. As my youngest embraced me while crying watching the father of Emily speaking on behalf of his daughter she held me tight and told me Mom they will always be a part of our family for Christmas and she pulls out a white Christmas ornament and inside she put in all the names of the teachers and children one by one with a red bow around it and i was lost for words of how kind and thoughtful she is. As a parent, im very blessed and i give thanks to god for giving me the best gift anyone can have. As she sits down by me she tells me lets go put them on my tree!!! which she has in her room!!! My prayers go out to you and your family God is with you and your family!!

Becky

My heart goes out to the parents firends brother sisters firends exc it's not fair what happened to the childen and teachers at sandy hook, everyone is hear for you take it one day at a time god is with them now and they will be safe with him they are all angles watching over us,

Jeanette Santana

My prayers goes out to Newton, you will all be in my thoughts and prayers. Remember in the midst of everything and those dark clouds over you God is there. He will give you comfort. Don't give in to the Devil. Pulling together as a community and family will show who is in control. God is in control!!!! God Bless Newton MA You have many angels now in heaven watching over Newton, MA. Sending my love and many blessings from New Jersey to Newton, MA. Every time you hear the church bell ring an angels gets his wings.

Jeanette/Passaic NJ

karen cleveland

my heart aches for the children and adults killed at a place that suppose to be so safe I taught children from kindergarden to eight gradeI was a afterschool teacher and loved those babies as if they were my own just for a short time of the day I am tryin to stop crying because they were the worlds greatest and now they are gods angels newtown you are not alone and I can only send my love and sympathy to your town.

Denise mancilla

I am not able to shake this sadness I feel about this tradegy. I have a 5 year old and I look at her and just can't understand how someone could harm a child in any way. Innocense is lost. There are no words anyone could say that is going to put this pain behind us. With deepest sympathy, I convey the words of LOVE and HOPE.

Rita Pulsoni

My thoughts and prayers are with you. I express my condolences to all of you. I hope you are able to find peace and solace during this time of terrible tragedy.

God is with you and he will watch over you.

Steven

May They all Rest On the right hand of god in heaven I cant even type this I am Crying right know I feel so Bad for Those Kids and Families that lost there love ones. may Gods mercy grace and piece be with them now and forever.


P.S NRA should be held accountable!

alexsie Cameron

Its so sad my heart is broken right now its a tragedy what happened God bless each and everyone of them and the teachers that try to save those little ones ya will never be forgotten we love ya rip :(

Awilda Reyes

All the way from Puerto Rico I send my condolences to all the parents of those angels and teachers who are now with our Creator. May God give you all the strength and faith to go on with your lives and always love and care for the little ones left behind. GOD LOVE AND WATCH OVER YOU ALWAYS.

Oltiana

If there will be a moment of justice, You will be it's symbol,
You are my children, You are the children of all Americans. Words cannot express what's needed to be said,
Your eyes today closed, forever, and we are left with pain in our hearts, to watch You as You go...
Be strong you Mothers and Fathers, Sisters and Brothers, though your soul is broken, we come to You with prayers and love, Your loss is the pain of the nation, Justice must come, and Your Children will be its celebration!

barbara van brunt

My thoughts and prayers go out to all the victims from Sandyhook Elementary school.

JOHN AMATO

As the holiday season continues,its symbols of peace and joy seem very distant because of this horrendous and unexplainable act of mass murder in Newtown, Connecticut,that has affected so many people. The acts of this deranged person have shattered the lives of 26 families ,who lost loved ones,as well as the town of Newtown and the entire nation.If there is anything positive that can be said,it is that those 26 families are not alone in their overwhelming and immense grief-the entire nation is mourning your losses as well-we are here for all of you in the days,weeks,and beyond.It is times such as this that our faith is so severely tested,but those 26 families have to know that God is watching over all of your loved ones who were taken away much too soon,and he is watching over all of you,and will give you the strength and courage to move forward in the days,weeks,months,and beyond.

Patricia Paton

My husband and I want to express our sorrow to everyone in Newtown. We will keep all of you in our thoughts and prayers. May God bless you.

Stephen Markbreit

As a parent, I give thanks every day for the ability to tell my daughter that I love her.

As an American I must ask how long and how stupid must we as a society be to allow the proliferation of guns and assault weapons in particular to continue? We need to clamp down tightly on the sale of all weapons and this must also include making ammunition illegal to purchase. All sales of ammunition should be legal ONLY from a local police precinct or from a military base. Ammunition should ONLY be sold when proper gun permits have been presented and verified. The penbalties for the attempted sale of ammunition from any place other than the police or miltary must be made quite severe. This cannot be handled in the same manner as "the war on drug" which has been a waste of billions. We the people must use our voices and power as assault weapons. We must put a stop to the senseless killing that takes place every day in this country. When did a human life become so worthless ?

Mrs.Leach

My God, My God how can this be? What would make this man kill innocent children? I am the mom of 7 n step-mom of 3. my oldest is 21 and my youngest will be 1 December 23rd.I cried so bad when I heard of how brutally these innocent babies were murdered. God be with you all now and forever and know that you will always be in my heart.....FOREVER!

Susan

My thought and prayers are with the victims and families of the Sandy Hook Tragedy. I can't even imagine the pain the parents of the dead are going through. I pray and hope that God gives them the strength and the courage to get through these dark days. The whole Country and World are with you. You are not alone and I will never forget the victims and will keep them in my thoughts and prayers.

Sharice Kibble

Fly far away to heaven little ones beyond this great pain on earth
Your families hold onto the love they've known since your birth

Take your youthful laughter and joy to heavens’ untouched playgrounds
May the comforting voices of angels be your last known heard sounds

Run free and be not afraid for your precious lives have begun anew
Turn your eyes away from the heavy hearts left grieving for you

Take with you the memories of playful days in the sun so bright
Bring gentle angel kisses to the hearts of your parents at night

Send down raindrops to fall upon faces filled with tears for you
Display a rainbow before their eyes to show your love was true

Soar high above the heavens with your tiny angelic wings in flight
Pray your loved ones find in their hearts your everlasting loving light

ADRIENNE WILLIAMS

My heart and prayers go out to the families of the victims of Sandy Hook elementary school. I will forever keep You in my prayers. I have asked God to give you the strength to get through this and the strength to forgive the shooter for his actions, and to forgive his mother for her decsions. Try not to hold a grudge. Doing so, will not bring back your precious little ones. It will only deepen the pain. God bless you. America loves you and is mourning and praying with and for you.

John Q Public

I beg the country not to let emotions cloud judgement. Assault weapons should not be banned! Guns don't kill! People do! People will always find a way to kill. We need to be able to buy any and all types of weapons to form an effective militia should America continue its current slide toward dissolving the constitution. We have already become a military state! The only safeguard is the second amendment! Please stop using emotions associated with this tragedy to promote a political viewpoint!

Jackie Root

Not since 9/11 have I felt this sense of 'we're all in it together'. The devestation in Newtown, CT has touched people worldwide. Innocent victims, we all are. However, these children and teachers are the ultimate innocent victims from this senseless event. I join the masses in expressing my deepest sorrow.

MARY

MY HEART HURTS BUT GOD'S LOVE WILL BE WITH YOU ALL..MY PRAYERS ARE WITH ALL THE FAMILIES MAY GOD BLESS US ALL

SB

I STILL CANNOT GRASP THE IDEA OF SO MANY KIDS BEING SHOT, MY HEART GOES OUT TO THEM AND ARE IN MY PRAYERS.ITS THE WORSE FEELING OF LOSING A CHILD IN SUCH A HORRIFIC WAY.

Ruth Goldman

My heart is so heavy with the tragedy in Newtown. I have a grandson who is in first grade and if something were to happen to him I couldn't go on. My prayers are with the families who lost such beautiful children. To the teachers and others who were lost to a madman I know you did your best to protect those in your care. May God be with you.

Lori

I am a parent of a 9 year old and I like others across the nation thought immediately about these poor little defenseless children. When I picked my daughter up at the bus stop I gave her the biggest hug and started crying thinking of these families. I can never understand how God allows this to happen. I can only pray you find comfort one day. This is a tradegy that affected the world emotionally and made us realize you can never take a day for granted.

I pray you find peace and no a whole nation is with you in your grieveing and we will never forget those children.

God Bless you all!

Vicki

My heart breaks for every parent who lost a child. I myself am not a parent but I am an Aunt and love those kids as if they were mine. I know there are no words to express the deep sorrow I feel for each and everyone of you. As time goes on, may your hearts and minds be filled with all of the joyful memories of your little angels. God Bless you all.

Oscar Grasser

My heart goes out to the parents in Newtown. I know what it`s like to lose loved ones, In the past three and a half years I lost both my daughter and my wife The Newtown parents should not worry, my two angels in heaven will welcome the twenty new angels in to heaven and watch over them.

Don Bryant

I pray for the family's and all those who have suffered as a result of this evil unimaginable act. It is truly a tragedy that this happened at such a time as Christmas draws near.I pray for the children and all those whose life was taken from them for no reason at all. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. In the bible mark 10 verse 15 Jesus says and assures us I tell you the truth, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it." 16 And he took the children in his arms, put his hands on them and blessed them.

Bonnie Kriegel

My family is totally devasted by this horrible catasthrophy and our hearts are with all the families that have lost loved ones. These beautiful angels are in heaven and we know there are 26 news stars in the sky, they shine brightly!!!!...Newton has our countries prayers and much love.

Maurene

I can;t think of any words that can help in your time of loss. I am praying for all of you and hoping that knowing we are all with you in prayer does something. God Bless and thank God for the wonderful memories of those lost.

sharon walker

Our HEARTS, thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of the loved ones lost in Newton. There are no words only many tears. Every Heart Is Broken in America.

May God comfort you


May we honor those lost with a promise that as a society (with God's guidance) - we fix our brokenness

Yvette Nieves

Words can not begin to describe the pain I feel for all the victims of this horrific tragedy. As a parent and a teacher this has broken me. I hope and pray that all these families can take some comfort in knowing that they are in the thoughts and prayers of all of us. Thoughts, prayers and hearts are with the Newtown community.

Shonsaya

Words cannot describe how deeply touched my heart was when I looked at the news. My heart went out and still goes out to victims of this tragedy. I have a 5 year old son and I couldn't imagine hearing that something like this happened in his school or in my neighborhood. All we can do now is pray. and Pray harder that these things doesn't happen again. May God be your comfort when no one else understands. God Bless

karen

MY PRAYERS AND THOUGHTS GO OUT TO ALL THAT HAVE LOST A LOVE ONE IN THIS SENSELESS ACT OF VIOLENCE. MY DEEPEST SYMPATHIES TO ALL OF THOSE WHO HAVE LOST THEIR MOST PRECIOUS CHILD WAY BEFORE THEIR TIME, ALL THOSE LITTLE ANGELS WHO ALL OF US AROUND THE COUNTRY DID NOT KNOW BUT NOW DO FEEL SO MUCH SORROW IN OUR HEARTS. THANK YOU FOR SHARING THEIR PICTURES AND WHAT THEY SO MUCH ENJOYED IN THEIR LIVES WITH US.

Marguerite Tyerech

I pray our Lord will give you all the grace to carry you through this very difficult time. Our hearts ache for you. God Bless each and every one of the families that were devasted and my prayers for the safety of all our children.

S.L.Salerno

Perhaps the best way to honor these and all victims of gun violence is to finally improve gun control in this country. If not now, if this tragedy is not enough, then when? All our children were in that school,it is our job to keep them safe.

Shawnte Jones-Spruell

Words can not express the sorrow and pain we feel for the families of those precious little angels and those brave teachers of Newtown. Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe. God will give you all the strength to get through this even at your lowest moment. Sending prayers from Brooklyn, NY

Sara Agnor

Never, ever, will this monster's name come from my lips. I am hoping that others will follow and take away the only thing we can from him, that which he probably wanted the most..infamy. My heart aches for these innocent lives lost and their familes and for the first responders who had to witness this horrific scene. You are in my heart and prayers.

Debbie DeMaria Maldonado

sending my deepest and heartfelt condolences to the families of these innocent victims and the town of New town...my heart truly breaks for you..keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers....

james jagiello

We must get our state and federal legislators to pass tough anti-gun laws to stop the senseless slaughters of innocent people. We hope this sends a wake-up call to Albany, Hartford, Trenton and Washington to do something.

Hema

My husband, Shash & I expresses our deepest heartfelt condolences to the Parents and Families who has lost their loved ones in this horrific tragedy.
May the Blessed Lord, embrace and carry the souls of your Precious Little Angels, just like the way you did on that day they were born to you. May their Beautiful smiles shine before you, on each new day, and guide you through the darken days to the brighter days yet ahead.....
I cried since I 've heard on Friday.....We have 2 kids of our own, son 9 yrs and daughter 3 yrs old.... I just cant think of how to answer my son when he ask me " Mom, why do u cry when the TV is on?" and for my Daughter who says to me , "Mom I cry for you, cuz you cry."
As for the Principal and Teachers who were also lost, may your souls be blessed forever.....Teachers were Gods gift to all of us when we are children and I am certain that these teachers will continue to embrace your kids forever.
Blessings & Sympathy to all in the town of Newtown, Ct.. We will continue to prayer for you and your family...

Hearts Broken ~

Joe Nehmad

AS DEVASTATED COMMUNITIES, STILL IN THE RECOVERY MODE AND IN VERY DEEP PAIN CAUSED BY “SANDY’S WRATH, WE SHOULD PRAY FOR ALL THE CHILDREN AND ADULTS KILLED IN THIS HORRIBLE MASSACRE IN OUR NEIGHBOR STATE OF CONNECTICUT. MAY THEIR SOULS FOREVER REST IN PEACE AND MAY GOD BRING STRENGTH AND HEALING TO BOTH FAMILIES; OF THE DECEASED AND SURVIVING VICTIMS. MAY ALL THE BEAUTIFUL CHILDREN WE LOST IN THIS TERRIBLE TRAGEDY, BE A CHOIR OF ANGELS, HOLDING HANDS AND SINGING IN HEAVEN; AND MAY EACH TEAR WE SHED FOR THEM BECOME A GLIMMER OF HOPE AND PEACE FOR ALL.

Joe Nehmad

Kelly


Prayer of Newtown

I know not how to process
What is difficult to say
A week before Christmas
And children were taken away

If Angels are in Heaven
Surely there are more
Our hearts are heavy for you
Our souls forever sore

I wish I could perform a miracle
And make this go away
But memories will keep us sane
Til there’s a brighter day

I survived cancer
And never questioned why
But now I sit, in my tears
And ask “how can these children die”.

Forgive me Heavenly Father,
I know there’s a master plan
But how can children be taken
By the hand of an evil man

My prayers as we move forward
A lesson to be learned
For there’s a whole Nation
With hearts filled with concern

God Bless these little Angels
Keep them in your calm
For someday we’ll be with them
Walking arm in arm.

Peace on Earth and in every Heart.

Chloe

My heart and prayers goes out to the family, friends and everyone who have lost love ones.It pain my heart so much to look at the the pictures of those innocent kids and how young they are to die in such way.
In over hearts those who died will always stay alive and be remember.
What we have once enjoyed we can never lose.
All that we love deeply become apart of us

sharon m burwin

My name is Sharon from eastnorthport longisland I want express my thoughts and prayers. May God have you safe in has hands,and angels around each child. For each parent there is faith,love,hope for all
.God loves you all. We all grieve with you
May God be withyou. God bless Ms burwin

EVELYN AND TIMOTHY UHL

WE WOULD LIKE TO SHARE THE PRAYER FOR SERENITY,GOD GRANT ME THE SERENITY TO ACCEPT THE THINGS I CANNOT CHANGE, COURAGE TO CHANGE THE THINGS I CAN AND THE WISDOM TO KNOW THE DIFFERENCE: LIVING ONE DAY AT A TIME, ENJOYING ONE MOMENT AT A TIME: ACCEPTING HARDSHIP AS A PATHWAY TO PEACE: TAKING, AS JESUS DID, THIS SINFUL WORLD AS IT IS, NOT AS I WOULD HAVE IT: TRUSTING THAT YOU WILL MAKE ALL THINGS RIGHT IF I SURRENDER TO YOUR WILL: SO THAT I MAY BE REASONABLY HAPPY IN THIS LIFE AND SUPREMELY HAPPY WITH YOU FOREVER IN THE NEXT. AMEN. GOD BLESS NEWTOWN AND OUR COUNTRY. LOVE AND PRAYERS, EVELYN & TIM XXXOOOXXXOOOXXXOOOXXXOOOXO

Joanne Stephen

If my tears could revive life. They'd all be singing and dancing once again. May God watch over those young lives and the staff who were all gone too soon. I pray that God give the families the much needed strength during this difficult time. They will always be remembered and a part of our lives.

Hardy Family, Piscataway, NJ

We send our deepest condolences to the Parents and families of those little Angels, as well as the brave teachers and principal families. Look to the Lord for he will bring you through this dark hour. I am a parent of two boys and I can't imagine my life without them. You're in our prayers, for our hearts are broken as well.

David Puente

Nothing I can say will bring back every child or adult back to life; but what I can say is that they are in heaven with there wings as angels and the adults are guardian angels.

Magdalina

12/14/2012 7:15 PM I cannot put into words how UPSET and ANGRY I feel about the shooting which happened in Newtown Connecticut! My heart goes out to all the families affected by this tragedy! I am not a parent but have a beautiful rambunctious Niece whom is a 4½ year old and could never fathom what I'd do if anything happened to her! I will be hugging her EXTRA tight from now on! We live in uncertain times and often take things for granted thinking life will be consistently the same each day. Meanwhile evil lurks out there just waiting for us to put our guards' down to rob us of the ones we love. Please don't take ANYTHING for granted because as we go on with living our daily lives we don't know if it will be our last moment on earth. Let's keep all those whom been affected in our prayers...

cynthia castillo

My deepest condolences goes out to all the victims in newtown..such a heart breaking tragedy. R.I.P. little beautiful angels up above & school staff..still in tears

Janet Petrone, Randolph, NJ

My heart is broken due to this horrific, senseless tragedy and my thoughts and prayers are with all of the families affected by this thoughtless, heartless and soleless act. I am not a parent and cannot even imagine the pain and sadness that fills the hearts of these families, teachers and first responders. I have been crying since last Friday when I heard the news and this sadly makes me lose faith in humanity. Your hearts may never completely heal, but life will go on and your little angels will be there watching over you. I pray that GOD gives you the strength to heal and go on in the name of your lost loved ones. I pray for you all with deepest sympathies and a very heavy heart.

anonymous

It's during times of tragedy that we are most thankful for life . It's also during times of tragedy that we look most to the Lord. I can't even begin to imagine what the families in Newtown are going through.But, I do know that everyday I say a special prayer for all the victims, families, friends, and the rest of those affected by this immense tragedy. It disgusts me to think someone could do something so vile, but seeing all of the words of encouragement to the families gives me great hope. You're in my prayers Newtown. Rest in Peace to all the little angels who are now by Gods side.

The Mendoza & Finelli Family

This is truly a tragedy . Those little angels and teachers went to school as if it was a normal day &it took a turn for the worst . They all didnt deserve to die . The teachers ,children and their families are in our hearts and prayers always . Rest In Peace xoxo

Danielle

I can't imagine the pain felt by family members of every single victim.
I am a kindergarten teacher myself, and I walked into school today looking at these kids thinking wow, it could have been them. And we went to Rockefeller Center today and the FDNY fire zone, and I just felt that my students Were more appreciated today because they symbolize these young victims. My deepest sympathies to all who have lost somebody in this senseless, horrific, tradegedy.

Jordy Hernandez

I am very saddened about this horrified tragedy. I'm sad that the kids died and some of the school staff. My thoughts goes out to the Victims and Families of this tragedy.

terry wilwerth

My son was killed in Samarra,Iraq at the age of 21,so I had the chance to see him "grow up".
The parents of those 20 children will NEVER get that chance.. GOD BLESS THEM ALL

Leonit Dedushaj

My thoughts and prayers go out to the 26 innocent people that have died from the gunman. I hope the families stay strong during this tough time. There were 20 beautiful children that died while their life was starting. We need to make gun control a lot stricter, because these massacres can happen everywhere and we need to stop it!

ANN

WITH DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO ALL OF THE FAMILIES. MY HEART GO OUT TO ALL OF THEM. WE MUST CONTINUE TO PRAY.

ANN

Peggy saunders-adams

I am a Mother and grand mother and I can't imagine what the relatives of these innocent babies are going through. My family and I send our heartfelt condolences to each and everyone of them. There are now more angels watching over each and everyone of us.

John Leslie

My heartfelt condolences go out to all the famlies affected by the event in Newtown, CN

Cheryl Robertozzi

I am a single mother of my wonderful 20 year old daughter. She was only 6 when I got divorced. Remembering my own 6yr old going off to school with a skip in her step and a glimmer in her eye, especially around this time of year use to hold me in awe of the world and the precious miracle of little ones. I wish I could wrap myself around all those who lost their little miracle and sheild them from this most devasting emptiness. But the only thing I can do is pray and shed my tears for them and for the families of the brave and selfless adults who gave of themselves.
I send my heartfelt love and prayers for all of you and now know there are 20 more beautiful smiles watching over all of us.
I also send my prayers that the families find strength with God's grace to heal.

Lisa Smith-Clark

To our Nation which has been deeply hurt by this unimaginable tragedy but certainly to those most personally affected, I pray for the peace that only God can provide, which transcends all understanding and will guard your hearts and minds.

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