First-grader Jesse Lewis loved working on his mom’s farm. Six year old James Mattioli had chubby cheeks, wore his hair in a mohawk and liked to sport an “Angry Birds” shirt. Friends of his family described him as a “sweet angel.”
Grace McDonnell, 6, had blond hair and eyes so blue that neighbors said she “was like a little doll.” They all went to Sandy Hook Elementary School on Friday as they always did, but they would never return home.
Savage gunman Adam Lanza, 20, stole the tender lives of 20 children, all just 6 or 7 years old. He randomly slaughtered sons and daughters and one child’s twin sister. He cut down six adults as well.