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Woman Who Saved Sandy Hook Students Publishes Book On Hope

Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis was spotlighted in People Magazine for her new book, "Choosing Hope."
Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis was spotlighted in People Magazine for her new book, "Choosing Hope." Photo Credit: Frank MacEachern, File

GREENWICH, Conn. -- People Magazine recently profiled Greenwich resident Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis, the teacher who protected 15 students in a bathroom during the Sandy Hook School shooting in 2012.

Her new book, "Choosing Hope," shares her decision to not allow the traumatic events at the school to rule her life, People said.

After attending therapy, Roig-Debellis has also started a not-for-profit called Classes4Classes that aims to teach children empathy, People reported.

People magazine features an exclusive excerpt of "Choosing Hope" in the issue that hit newsstands on Friday.

Click here to read the full People Magazine profile .

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