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Fallen Sandy Hook educators honored

3 years 7 months 1 week ago February 15, 2013 Feb 15, 2013 Friday, February 15 2013 February 15, 2013 6:31 PM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Michael Marsh

The Presidential Citizens Medal, the nation's second-highest for a civilian, was awarded to six adults killed in the Sandy Hook school massacre in Connecticut. Each of the victims were represented by family members as President Obama recognized the educators' sacrifices. He read their names one-by-one, saying they gave their lives to protect the children in their care. Also honored with medals, pediatrician T. Berry Brazelton and former Pennsylvania Senator Harris Wofford and a handful of others for their contributions to public service.

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