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  • Correction: School Shooting-Children's Museum

    In a Jan. 29 story about a planned children's museum in Newtown, Conn., The Associated Press erroneously reported that the Association of Children's Museums launched a national fundraising effort. Museums across the nation are raising money for the project, but the association is not involved.

  • Newtown expands scope of planned children's museum

    Months before she was killed in a gunman's rampage, Sandy Hook Elementary School Principal Dawn Hochsprung wrote a letter expressing her excitement over an effort to bring a children's museum to Newtown.

  • School psychologist Mary Sherlach, who was killed on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, when a gunman opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., is pictured with her husband, Mark. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Mark Sherlach)

    School staffers hailed as heroes after Conn. shooting

    A worker who turned on the intercom, alerting others in the building that something was very wrong. A custodian who risked his life by running through the halls and warning of danger. A clerk who led 18 children on their hands and knees to safety, then gave them paper and crayons to keep them calm and quiet.

  • Olivia Engel, 6, was one of the 20 children killed on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, when a gunman opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. (AP Photo/Engel Family, Tim Nosezo)

    Conn. victims: Lively youngsters, devoted adults

    Most died at the very start of their young lives, tiny victims taken in a way not fit for anyone regardless of age. Others found their life's work in sheltering little ones, teaching them, caring for them, treating them as their own. After the gunfire ended Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the trail of loss was more than many could bear: 20 students and six adults at the school, the gunman's mother at home, and the gunman himself.

  • Dawn Hochsprung. (The Newtown Bee)

    Glimpse of some of Sandy Hook victims

    Most died at the very start of their young lives, tiny victims taken in a way not fit for anyone regardless of age. Others found their life's work in sheltering little ones, teaching them, caring for them, treating them as their own. After the gunfire ended Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the trail of loss was more than many could bear: 20 students and six adults at the school, the gunman's mother at home, and the gunman himself.

  • Officials are on the scene outside of Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., where authorities say a gunman opened fire inside an elementary school in a shooting that left 27 people dead, including 20 children, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    Principal killed in shooting posted of lifelong learning awaiting 'Kinders'

    The day before she was killed in one of the worst school shootings in U.S. history, Newtown, Conn., Elementary School Principal Dawn Hochsprung posted a final Twitter message about some of the books that she and her staff had planned to look over during the day.

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