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Teacher threw herself in
front of blazing pistol

Daily Express [UK], by Paul Thompson, Stuart Winter

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 12/16/2012 4:17:05 AM

They were two young women teachers who had devoted their lives to the children whose laughter rang out in their classrooms.[Snip] Vicki Soto, 27, threw herself in front of gunman Adam Lanza’s blazing Glock pistol, taking the hail of bullets that would have killed so many of the five-year-olds who called her “Miss” and laughed at the way she chewed gum in class. In a school toilet yards away, her colleague Kaitlin Roig, 29, was hiding with her 15 pupils. She knew their only chance of surviving was to keep silent as the killer stalked the corridors of Sandy Hook

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A must read to restore a little faith in the future of this country.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: LZK, 12/16/2012 7:32:06 AM     (No. 9068656)

AND -- it took a newspaper from the UK to print this story...

I´m speakless...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: John c, 12/16/2012 7:41:26 AM     (No. 9068670)

This should go viral.
Pray is mentioned so the mainstream will not cover it.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bigking12345, 12/16/2012 7:46:48 AM     (No. 9068675)

When I was young the hero´s were still alive at the end of a crime, they need to be armed and there needs to be more men in schools.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: gagolfer, 12/16/2012 8:32:18 AM     (No. 9068750)

This wonderful story of love and bravery (and a teacher mentioning prayer) HAS been all over the mainstream media.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: cgood, 12/16/2012 9:21:18 AM     (No. 9068851)

We all know that bias drives much of what the media reports as news. This terrible story, however, exposes their utter incompetance. It is easy to understand the confusion in the early hours, but they ought to be able to line up fundamental facts by now. This particular article proclaims that none of the children in Vickie Soto´s class were harmed. That conflicts with other accounts reporting that 6 kids in her class were killed. The source of the ´fact´ in this article that none of the kids in her class were harmed was a post by one of Vickie Soto´s friends. Irresponsible, lazy ´journalism´.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: lasvegaslou, 12/16/2012 9:38:53 AM     (No. 9068890)

As I grew up I was taught the difference between right and wrong and good and evil. These lessons were taught at home, in school and in church. They were first taught then reinforced using the basic tool of the 10 Commandments and many other lessons from the Bible as well as various religious teachings. Naturally, these lessons leaked over into society at large. In my case Catholic School played a large role. I have always known these teachings were of great importance but just how important was tragically demonstrated in Connecticut.

For most of today´s generations this basic formula for living that served us so well is no longer taught or even discussed in our Government Schools. Instead, our children, who no longer attend Church or Sunday School, are taught the politically correct lessons of moral equivalence, that one person or one civilization is no better than another - any other.

We step over human beings starving to death on the streets of major cities. We refuse to allow Nativity scenes in public places at Christmas. It´s no wonder we have arrived at this horrible place. What did we expect?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bigken2, 12/16/2012 9:47:34 AM     (No. 9068910)

this is a question to all local police mayors and county commisioners whats more important your pd runing your rev increasing speed traps or placing a officer in a school

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Kendet1946, 12/16/2012 9:57:37 AM     (No. 9068930)

#7 says it for me.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Grambo, 12/16/2012 10:05:43 AM     (No. 9068971)

For the want of one policeman in the school.

For the want of one armed teacher in the school.

For the want of the Ten Commandments in the school.


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Reply 10 - Posted by: annapolis2010dad, 12/16/2012 10:41:49 AM     (No. 9069046)

I think it´s time for the National Guard troops to be stationed at all schools, malls, hospitals and other public places.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: MDConservative, 12/16/2012 10:50:15 AM     (No. 9069058)

#7 - "We step over human beings starving to death on the streets of major cities."

I appreciate your point, but seriously?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 12/16/2012 11:29:58 AM     (No. 9069129)

yes, as we can see, the Brits get it, and as usual, the ignorant American press does not. Who´s tougher than a teacher? May God rest her soul forever.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: RancherJack, 12/16/2012 11:30:15 AM     (No. 9069130)

This is what an adult does

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Heil Liberals, 12/16/2012 11:47:51 AM     (No. 9069159)

Heroes aren´t on the make believe silver screen icons of the fantasy world. Heroes are ordinary people who in a moment of insanity find the clarity of mind to disregard their own safety for that of their fellow human beings. These teachers and administrators are heroes of the first magnitude and should be recognized as such throughout our nation. God bless their souls and the families they left behind.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Yosemite Sam, 12/16/2012 11:49:18 AM     (No. 9069163)

Most likely, she and all the the children would be alive if her and her fellow educators were required to carry and trained to use a handgun.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Caveman, 12/16/2012 12:39:38 PM     (No. 9069263)

I personally know every single teacher in the local school district I live in.
The last thing you could possibly want is for any of them to have any weapon on them.

The National Guard everywhere ´´just in case´´. No thanks.


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Reply 17 - Posted by: strike3, 12/16/2012 1:47:14 PM     (No. 9069351)

The politically correct way for this teacher to have handled the situation would be for her to plead to the maniac´s sense of humanity and plead for her life and the lives of the children, thus getting them all killed. Fortunately, she was better than that. She should be buried at Arlington with the rest of the nation´s heroes and honored forever.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: ocjim, 12/16/2012 2:26:59 PM     (No. 9069395)

Love teachers. They inspire. They change lives.
Despise their unions and the incalculable, self-serving damage those unions have done to once great American public education.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: thelmalou, 12/16/2012 2:32:15 PM     (No. 9069402)

Oh, wow. Just...wow. :stillcrying:


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Reply 20 - Posted by: redink, 12/16/2012 2:36:02 PM     (No. 9069407)

These kind of articles are healing. Praying for Newtown. Praying for a national awakening.
These are the times that try our souls.


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Reply 21 - Posted by: garyhope, 12/16/2012 3:23:05 PM     (No. 9069455)

I´m sure there a few good or great teachers in this country, but the majority of them are totally "liberal" Obama voters who are totally anti 2nd amendment, anti-gun, anti-defence, anti-military and totally leftist/"liberal" and a major part of the problem in America. Our schools, universities, teachers and professors are part of the problem, not the solution.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: tocsin, 12/16/2012 3:28:39 PM     (No. 9069461)

This is the 1st time a ´´Must Read´´ has been taken down,I believe.
What´s up?

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Reply 23 - Posted by: happywarrior, 12/16/2012 3:40:24 PM     (No. 9069472)

Probably too many complaints.

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