“Saving our Kids from Well-Armed American Boogeymen” – originally published in April, augmented and re-published today as we look back at the past year, since the Sandy Hook tragedy.
Saving our Kids from Well-Armed American Boogeymen-
This is a letter written by John- age 6, to his best friend Jack- also age 6:
You are my best friend.
We had fun together.
I will miss you.
I will talk to you in my prayers.
I love you Jack.
Jack was among the 20 slain children, at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut on Friday, December 14th, 2012.
John is his best friend who made it out of Sandy Hook alive.
Jack was killed by a very real American boogeyman; Adam Lanza- another madman with a gun.
Many of us tried to comprehend the Newtown families’ suffering, and many of us tried to put ourselves in their unbearable shoes. Many of us allowed ourselves to feel their loss; to imagine in our own lives- our own 6 and 7 year old sons’ and daughters’…
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