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What Did You Think About During the National Moment of Silence for Sandy Hook Victims?

The dreadful shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, CT, happened a week ago.

A National Moment of Silence was observed across the country Friday morning to honor the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting.

As you spent that five minutes in silence, what did you think about?

Did you pray? Did you cry? Was your mind on guns laws? Mental illness? 

During that moment of silence, could you fully take in the horror of what happened to the innocents that day? Or did you concentrate on the healing that needs to follow?

This national tragedy has brought out heart-wrenching emotions. 

What are you thinking about and feeling today? Please share your thoughts in our comments section. Your thoughts might reach someone who feels the same and needs to see those feelings put into words.

Sharon Schwartz December 21, 2012 at 09:24 PM
I was working, as I heard the church bells I cried. God keep their souls at peace.
Sharon Thompson December 22, 2012 at 04:08 AM
I was riveted by the bells and the pictures of the victims. I thought how sad it was that the kids would never grow up. I thought of all the living my own now-grown children have done since the age of 6 and felt a lot of gratitude that no killer took their lives. But my heart broke and the tears came for the families of those kids. What a tragic loss for all of them.

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