'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Josephine Gay's mother could not be with her in her final, harrowing minutes inside Sandy Hook Elementary School. She struggles with it every day, but she has taken comfort from learning that Josephine's aide wrapped her arms and body around her and other children, shielding them from the horror of a rampaging gunman.
Names and ages of the 26 people gunned down at a Connecticut elementary school Friday in the second-deadliest school shooting in U.S. history.
Josephine, who had a nervous system disorder and could not talk, found plenty of ways to communicate with her classmates.