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Connecticut / School Shooting #1035415

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Dec 15, 2012
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(Newtown, Connecticut: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Newtown, Connecticut: Wolf Blitzer) What is known about some of the victims killed in the mass shooting at Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut reviewed; photos shown of Victoria Soto†, Lauren Russeau††, Mary Sherlach† and Dawn Hochsprung†. [Soto’s cousin Jim WILTSIE†, teacher Doug RUSSELL†, library clerk Mary Ann JACOB†, Hochsprung’s friend Lori QUIGLEY†, parent Nick PHELPS†- talk about Soto and Hochsprung.]

(Newtown, Connecticut: Anderson Cooper) The public remarks from Robbie Parker†, the father of young victim Emilie Parker†, about his daughter noted; photos shown. [PARKER – offers condolences and prayers to families of victims and the shooter; talks about Emilie; notes there is a Facebook page to raise money for Emilie; recounts their last conversation; says he is not mad; says let us not turn this into something that defines us.]

(Newtown, Connecticut: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Connections Church pastor Rev. Rocky Veach† about what to say to people after such a violent attack. [VEACH – says there is hope in the Lord; says he is in the right place at the right time; says he encourages people to talk about it and to talk to the Lord; talks about evil; mentions living in Columbine during the school shooting in 1999.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Blitzer, Wolf

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