Video: Monrovia Walks to Remember Sandy Hook Shooting Victims

A memorial walk took place at Library Park in remembrance of the children and adults killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut last week.

Parents and children joined city officials at Library Park Friday morning to walk around the park in remembrance of the 26 children and adults gunned down in a Newtown, Connecticut school last week.

Robert Parry December 23, 2012 at 06:25 AM
Please tell me more I don't know about war. I'm so naive, uneducated and inexperienced.
Gayle M. Montgomery December 23, 2012 at 09:06 AM
Drones are tools of war. Regrettably, children have often been casualties of war, and that is unfortunate. In some places, they are used as shields to protect people who would have not one problem in this life in killing your children by using weapons that are quite dastardly. It's part of why we're at war in the first place. For the most part, drones are far more exacting than conventional warfare and result in fewer casualties for our troops. We don't have to put as many of our soldiers into blind-sided harm's way because they drone acts as our eyes and launches the weaponry. This thread wasn't supposed to be your condemnation of the President's decision to use drones. It was about the walk to honor the children lost in this country by sophisticated weaponry in the hands of someone who should never have had access. I'm sorry that lives are sacrificed anywhere and that we must be engaged in any type of warfare. It is, however, what is is, and I'd rather send in a drone that have another precious American soldier maimed with IED and the like if it can be avoided. I've spent time working closely with Vets who lost eyesight and limbs as a result of the war and who suffer to this day with TBI and PTSD. Send in the drones first. It also bears noting that those drones had their start in this town and created jobs. They have supported our economy.
Gayle M. Montgomery December 23, 2012 at 10:52 AM
A couple of you need to figure out why you have to keep announcing that you didn't vote for the President or wouldn't have. The fact of the matter is he took 330 electoral votes, including states that had gone very red in the recent past. He is the duly elected President of the United States according to the Constitution, and it's time to move on. What you should be focused on is why your Party cannot control itself and is about to drag us over the fiscal cliff with some pretty severe consequences. They cannot get it together between themselves and make the over paid speaker look badly (over paid in that that job makes more than $40K more than what it paid 10 years ago). The President didn't get your vote. We will stipulate to that. He didn't need it. What he does need and deserve in this time of crisis is the support of us all to keep us from going over the cliff, sending us back into a deep recession and taking the world economy with it, and in finding ways to allow for the 2nd Amendment without having these frequent slaughters. I think it's just ugly to take a thread that was dedicated to the memory of these kids and turn it into your usual I hate the President rants. You lost, move on, put the good of the country first. Roll up your shirt sleeves and let's all work together to make it better. I purposefully pulled back to give you times to work out the fact you lost. Children pout less than this.
Dan Crandell December 23, 2012 at 06:23 PM
@Gayle ... I was "Gayle'd many times prior to November 6th and a few times after that. At least one of us has "moved on" and it felt so good to get my head out of that nasty place. I have accepted that which I can not change. Let's seek peace in working together for solutions which will maintain it. Merry Christmas Robert, Gayle and sweet Jill.
Gayle M. Montgomery December 24, 2012 at 08:22 AM
Merry Christmas, Dan, and thanks for the glad tidings. We have what we have following the election, and it behooves us all to put ill feelings and work together for the betterment of the world we leave our children and grandchildren. Wishing you and yours the merriest of Christmases and looking forward to the time we run into each other in town and say hello face to face. Our challenges are many in the year ahead, but if we row together and do not work against one another, we may be in a much better place this time next year.


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