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Richard Banville
Richard Banville

A real hero is someone who is willing to give their life for someone else.Our greatest hero is Jesus Christ himself.

Sabato Trent
Sabato Trent
  • Richard Banville

John 3:16, No greater love in the world. Thank you Sir, for reminding us!

Richard Banville
Richard Banville
  • Richard Banville

You're welcome.

Jon Gery
Jon Gery
  • Richard Banville

When will the American people see the video of Adam Lanza entering the school with his rifles. #never

Monique Vetrano
Monique Vetrano

She definitly deserves honor but so does the rest of the staff. The Principal ran after the gunman, children were found in the arms of the other teachers and aides. I say they all deserve honor. I'm sure Victoria would think no less as they were all a team.

Sabato Trent
Sabato Trent
  • Monique Vetrano

Many if not all agree with you, but we had to have a starting point and hopefully they will all get the proper awards for their unselfish heroic actions.

Monique Vetrano
Monique Vetrano
  • Monique Vetrano

its a crying shame all around

Sabato Trent
Sabato Trent
  • Monique Vetrano

According to an AP bulletin, all 6 adults will get the award (posthously) on February 15, 2013.

Freyda Markow
Freyda Markow

If we are not safe, we are never free. Place all the teachers, staff, First Responders as hero's. Because real hero's risk their own lives for others.

Quickstartchessinstruction Goldthorpe
Quickstartchessinstruction Goldthorpe
  • Freyda Markow

Note that ALL of these attacks were done in "gun-free" zones.
It is true that more often than a cop, the one who stops a bad guy with a gun, is a good guy with a gun. According to the CDC kids are 40x as safe at at chool as elsewhere, and gun violence in general keeps decreasing. ( how many kids could be saved without the infanticide ( live-birth abortion))?

George Nickolas
George Nickolas
  • Freyda Markow

Almost all the killers were on anti-depressants. View: SSRI Stories and you will be surprised at the information that is there.

Tanya Frey
Tanya Frey
  • Freyda Markow

Shut up, antidepressants are not the cause for stuff like this. Grow a brain, THOUSANDS if not millions of people are on medication. The problem is we have a society that brushes off abuse; emotional, physical and psychological. We glorify violence and rape (the new BDSM trend, rape in pornography, guys thinking it's ok to get girls drunk so they'll have sex) and objectify anyone that isn't convenient for us.
People campaign not for responsible use of birth control but of rights to...

Shut up, antidepressants are not the cause for stuff like this. Grow a brain, THOUSANDS if not millions of people are on medication. The problem is we have a society that brushes off abuse; emotional, physical and psychological. We glorify violence and rape (the new BDSM trend, rape in pornography, guys thinking it's ok to get girls drunk so they'll have sex) and objectify anyone that isn't convenient for us.
People campaign not for responsible use of birth control but of rights to murdering unborn children, stick their fingers in their ears concerning the signs of life and then we wonder why people don't respect it?

Chino Rae Chikwere
Chino Rae Chikwere

well respected

Quickstartchessinstruction Goldthorpe
Quickstartchessinstruction Goldthorpe
  • Chino Rae Chikwere

I think there were other teachers who did similar things here as well? In any event She deserves highest possible recognition for being a hero when she was likely never trained to deal with such intense situations.

Rajan EP
Rajan EP
  • Chino Rae Chikwere

i honor to the brave lady

Sabato Trent
Sabato Trent
  • Chino Rae Chikwere

According to an AP bulletin, all 6 adults will get the award (posthously) on February 15, 2013.

Carl TaylorSr
Carl TaylorSr

All those brave teachers and staff are worthy of honor!

Sabato Trent
Sabato Trent
  • Carl TaylorSr

I agree but to get the politicians off their tail ends, we must start somewhere.

Kevin Bendell
Kevin Bendell
  • Carl TaylorSr

iF YOU WERE A VET LIKE I AM THEN TO BE UNDER FIRE YOU KNOW HOW TO REACT THIS TEACHER SHOULD WITHOUT A DOUBT RECIEVE THIS AWARD FOR HER CALL TO DUTY AMEN AND MAY THIS BRAVE YOUNG LADY R.I.P.

Patsy Brown Diehl
Patsy Brown Diehl
  • Carl TaylorSr

.....and the same honor to YOU......THANK YOU Mr Bendell or your service

Patsy Brown Diehl
Patsy Brown Diehl
  • Carl TaylorSr

***for your service

George Nickolas
George Nickolas
  • Carl TaylorSr

As a Disabled Veteran of the Korean era, I can not disagree with giving this teacher an award.

Karen Welch
Karen Welch
  • Carl TaylorSr

yes they are mr carl

Sabato Trent
Sabato Trent
  • Carl TaylorSr

According to an AP bulletin all 6 adults will get the award (posthumously) on February 15, 2013.

Kathy McDonough Dombrowski

Without a doubt all the brave teachers involved in this horrific tragedy deserve recognition!

Kathy McDonough Dombrowski
Kathy McDonough Dombrowski
  • Kathy McDonough Dombrowski

DONE!

Sabato Trent
Sabato Trent
  • Kathy McDonough Dombrowski

According to an AP bulletin, all 6 adults will get the award (posthumously) on February 15, 2013.

Donny Mondelli
Donny Mondelli

If anyone deserves the Presidential Medal of Freedom for bravery it's definitely Ms. Victoria Soto.

Donny Mondelli
Donny Mondelli
  • Donny Mondelli

Your wrong. Not "everyone" would have done what she did. Anyone who gives their life to save all the children in their classroom is a hero.

Gary Wruck
Gary Wruck
  • Donny Mondelli

I agree with you, not everyone would do what she did. I also agree she should receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom for what she did.

Harold Kstro
Harold Kstro

All the teachers and staff deserve the medal, honor them as a group.

Sabato Trent
Sabato Trent
  • Harold Kstro

Hopefully this starting point will result in that action being taken. Very good idea, though!

Sabato Trent
Sabato Trent
  • Harold Kstro

According to an AP bulletin, all 6 adults will get the award (posthumously) on February 15, 2013.

Jack Smith
Jack Smith

Of course Victoria Soto of Sandy Hook concerns ending gun violence. She is worthy of the Presidential Metal for her actions as an individual. She is also worthy as a great representative of the quality effort and risks taken by all teachers to bring quality education to our children.

Jack Smith
Jack Smith
  • Jack Smith

My last petition but I hope it produces positive effects for Victoria Soto.

Jack Smith
Jack Smith
  • Jack Smith

her memory is very deserving.

Zulma Flecha
Zulma Flecha

She died giving the best for all her students. Her mom lost a precious treasure but God used her to save those children. My prayers to his family and my gratitude to this mom that raised a beautiful and bless girl that shows everyone the truly essence of life, love.

Norma Audette Vinchkoski
Norma Audette Vinchkoski
  • Zulma Flecha

So did Lauren Rousseau (the other teacher) and the principal and social worker and school psychologist. Lauren was my daughter's best friend. I know the kind of person she was.

Sabato Trent
Sabato Trent
  • Zulma Flecha

According to an AP bulletin, all 6 adults will get the award (posthumously) on February 15, 2013.

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