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Greenwich Teen Blogs About Healing After Sandy Hook Tragedy

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Greenwich Library

GREENWICH, Conn. – The Greenwich Library has posted a blog written by a Greenwich teen who describes her experience at a recent ceremony in Hartford that honored the love, strength and community demonstrated after the Newtown tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Greenwich high schooler, Uma, wrote of her experience at the “Honoring Community, Safety, and Bravery: A Student Tribute to Newtown and Connecticut” is available on the Greenwich Library website .  The event was put on by the held by the Connecticut Commission on Children .

Uma, a student leader with the library's teen group, led an initiative earlier this year to compile an anthology of art, prose pieces, and poetry for Newtown High School.  She wrote: “Despite the diverse variety of pieces we received, all seemed to communicate variations of similar ideas: admiration for the heroes who emerged from the incident, solidarity with the grieving community of Newtown, and a desire to somehow help the members of this community to heal.”

To read her full account, click here .

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