When my officemate got a news alert on his iPod about the shooting he said, “Oh, my God…”
“What?” I asked.
“There’s been a shooting in Connecticut and a lot of kids died,” he said.
I was sitting at my computer and Googled “school shooting.” The first thing that came up was a picture of a crying 6-year-old girl. I closed the window and said, “I can’t look at this.”
I left my office and walked across campus to where my own 6-year-old was watching the Nutcracker with her school. I waited outside until she came running through the door into the cold. <Read more>