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Grace McDonnell Obituary

Grace McDonnell (AP handout photo)
Grace McDonnell (AP handout photo)
With broken hearts, the parents of Grace Audrey McDonnell said Sunday they couldn't believe the outpouring of support they've received since the little girl who was the center of their lives died in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

Lynn and Chris McDonnell called their 7-year-old daughter "the love and light" of their family in a statement released by the little girl's uncle.

The family also shared a photo featuring Grace smiling into the camera, her eyes shining and a pink bow adorning her long blonde hair.

"Words cannot adequately express our sense of loss," the McDonnells said.


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Published in Connecticut Post from December 19 to December 20, 2012
McDonnell, Grace A. Grace Audrey McDonnell, age 7, born on November 4, 2005, beloved and cherished daughter of Christopher and Lynn Zapf McDonnell of Sandy Hook, died tragically on December 14,... Read Obituary
Published in The Hartford Courant on December 19, 2012
MCDONNELL, Grace Audrey Grace Audrey McDonnell, age 7, born on November 4, 2005, beloved and cherished daughter of Christopher and Lynn Zapf McDonnell of Sandy Hook, died tragically... Read Obituary
Published in News Times from December 19 to December 20, 2012
McDonnell, Grace A. Grace Audrey McDonnell, age 7, born on November 4, 2005, beloved and cherished daughter of Christopher and Lynn Zapf McDonnell of Sandy Hook, died tragically on December 14,... Read Obituary
Published in Newsday on December 19, 2012
McDONNELL - Grace Audrey, age 7, born on November 4, 2005, beloved and cherished daughter of Christopher and Lynn Zapf McDonnell of Sandy Hook, died tragically on December 14, 2012 in the Sandy... Read Obituary

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