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Wed Feb 27, 2013, 05:30 PM

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Source: Hartford Courant


By MATTHEW STURDEVANT, msturdevant@courant.comThe Hartford Courant
February 27, 2013


NEWTOWN—

Jesse Lewis, 6, and his father spent part of the evening on Dec. 13 at Stew Leonard's grocery in Danbury where they bought Christmas ornaments for one of Jesse's friends, family members and for his first-grade teacher, Victoria Soto.

To buy the gifts, Jesse spent money he had earned, which came to $37. He was industrious and always wanted to help his father with a job — setting tiles in a bathroom, fixing a tractor or demolishing a wall, said Jesse's father, Neil Heslin.

That night Jesse picked out an ornament that said "Mom" and a similar one that said "brother" for his only sibling, J.T. Lewis, Heslin said. He then picked out a star-shaped ornament that said "teacher" and an apple ornament, both for Soto.

Neither Jesse nor his teacher lived to see Christmas. They were among the 20 children and six women killed Dec. 14 at Sandy Hook Elementary School.


Read more: http://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/newtown-sandy-hook-school-shooting/hc-newtown-victim-father-neil-heslin-20130227,0,5384568.story



I'm not a big fan of mentioning religion here at DU, but if you are someone who believes in a higher power, you can't help but say one thing: God bless this man.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Wed Feb 27, 2013, 05:32 PM

1. And if you're not a believer, you might be apt to say no one blessed this poor guy. nt

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Wed Feb 27, 2013, 07:01 PM

2. Locking, sorry. The OP article is a background/feature type story - not breaking news. n/t


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