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Starting violent confrontations and standing in the way of the children.

Authorities have identified principal Dawn Hochsprung, 47, school psychologist Mary Sherlach, 56, and 27-year-old Victoria Soto, a young first grade teacher, as three of the eight adults found dead at the school on Friday. ...

It has been reported that Miss Soto sacrificed herself to save her students – throwing her body in front of the young children.

Lying, coercing, and interfering with people's beliefs.
Kaitlin Roig, another teacher who survived the attack, has also explained how she kept her class safe by ushering them into a bathroom when she heard shots being fired.
"I said to them, I need you to know that I love you all very much and that it's going to be OK because I thought that was the last thing they were ever going to hear," she added.
Are these really the sort of people we should have around our children, rather than letting these things be decided by the all-knowing market?

Miss Soto’s cousin, Jim Wiltsie, said: “She put herself between the gunman and the children and that’s when she was tragically shot and killed,’ Mr Wiltsie said.

“I’m just proud that Vicki had the instincts to protect her kids from harm. It brings peace to know that Vicki was doing what she loved, protecting the children and in our eyes she’s a hero,’ he added.

That's the word, all right.

Originally posted to Devil's Tower on Sat Dec 15, 2012 at 08:59 AM PST.

Also republished by In Support of Labor and Unions.

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