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Uvalde, Heartbreak, & Roundup of Responses

By Elizabeth Prata

The School shooting was horrific. I shed tears. The teachers and staff of our own school having just released our 500 students for the summer, waving goodbye as they settled into their bus seats and called out to us. It was a sweet parting. But only hours later, a devastated community, parents, and nation parted with 19 children and 2 staff members at another school in our country, parting with their kids in a different way- not in a sweet goodbye, but from massacre.

A shooter, alleged to be 18-year-old Salvador Ramos, opened fire at Robb Elementary School and killed 19 kids and two teachers. He injured two policemen before being shot to death.

I can’t imagine.

I just can’t imagine the grief.

Needless to say, Twitter came alive with all sorts of opinions, reactions, and attempts at comfort. Here are a few.

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