Five years after the tragedy, the 26 who died have not been forgotten.
By: Legacy Staff
8 months ago
Five years after the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, the 26 who died have not been forgotten. Far from it.
People from Newtown and all over the country have made gestures both big and small to remember those who lost their lives. From the 26 playgrounds created as part of the Sandy Ground memorial project to the 26 acts of kindness that area students pledged to perform, the lives of the Sandy Hook victims have inspired growth and positivity.
Visit our special memorial site paying tribute to all the adults and children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School, then read on below to learn what others have done to remember them.
Tragedy transformed into hope: Playground dedicated to Sandy Hook victim "He was a beautiful butterfly. We miss him." Read more
Attleboro Students Remember Sandy Hook Victims Through 26 Acts Of Kindness The students at Attleboro High had a challenge for anyone willing: Perform 26 acts of kindness this holiday season... Read more
Firefighter's project honors Sandy Hook victims in Hurricane Sandy-struck communities "The Sandy Ground: Where Angels Play" project builds playgrounds in the names of the Newtown massacre victims in areas devastated by the 2012 superstorm. Read more
A living local reminder to Newtown victims Twenty-six Gingko trees were planted atop the hill at Oyster Shell Park in Norwalk as a lasting dedication to the children and adults killed in the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School... Read more
Portland Students Dedicate Memorial To Sandy Hook Victims In a poignant ceremony filled with emotion, Portland High School students gathered in the chill fall air Friday morning to dedicate a memorial to the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings. Read more
Stars Help Launch Sandy Hook Promise Parent Together Campaign The viral video ... includes appearances by well-known actors including Alyssa Milano and Modern Family cast members Ed O’Neill, Sofia Vergara, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Eric Stonestreet, Rico Rodriguez and Nolan Gould. See more
Father's Musical Tribute to Sandy Hook Two months after moving from Canada to Newton, 6-year-old Ana Grace Márquez-Greene was shot and killed at Sandy Hook Elementary. Her father, jazz musician Jimmy Greene, paid tribute to Ana's memory, keeping her story alive with a new album, "Beautiful Life." Read more