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Sandy Hook Tragedy

How A 59-Cent Electronic Tea Light Reminded Me What Really Matters

Cheryl Dumesnil | Posted 04.09.2013 | Gay Voices
Cheryl Dumesnil

That candle's lever refused to click into the "off" position. Too cold and tired to fuss with it, I brought it into the house and set it at the center of the breakfast table, where it glowed all night. And then it glowed all day. And then it glowed all week. And then for two weeks.

"Over the Rainbow" Talking With Chris Frantz About the Song for Sandy Hook

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 03.25.2013 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Music saves us. We whistle in the dark. I love the darkness of a starry night -- but the darkness of the tragedy last December in Newtown, Connecticut is nearly beyond words. Here, however, we can consider the music which followed it.

My Family Is My New Bucket List

Fred Lundgren | Posted 03.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Fred Lundgren

Since Christmas, I have tried to slow down my pace. I am trying to take things more in stride, but doing so can be a very difficult job for a driven entrepreneur.

Watch Sandy Hook Kids Sing 'Over The Rainbow'

Posted 01.18.2013 | Arts

Recently, some pretty young musicians spent a day in the studio with Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz, the rock duo behind Talking Heads and Tom Tom Clu...

A Song From Sandy Hook

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 01.10.2013 | Arts

If you were to imagine the studio digs of Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz, members of two defining new wave bands -- Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club -- ...

Let's Keep the Sandy Hook Loving Kindness Epidemic Alive

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 02.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Time to let go because if I don't I'll lose myself in the process. I'm in danger of forgetting what the holidays and life are all about. What matters is doing the best we can to practice true loving kindness, a genuine desire to act in pursuit of the others' happiness.

Coping With the Sandy Hook Tragedy

Karen M. Wyatt, M.D. | Posted 02.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Karen M. Wyatt, M.D.

This shocking event has captured the attention of most of the world, and there is some small solace in knowing that millions of hearts are sharing in concern and compassion for the victims and their families.

Connecticut Tragedy: Focusing on the Wrong Things

Josh Birch | Posted 02.17.2013 | College
Josh Birch

Reporters are taught to break the story and get the interview that will captivate an audience. However, there are exceptions where there is something more important than ratings and more important than making a good story.

America's Gun Culture -- And Why I'm Not Stupid

Gurbaksh Chahal | Posted 03.21.2014 | Crime
Gurbaksh Chahal

I'm tired of hearing the line, "Guns don't kill people, people do." Sure there is some one pulling the trigger -- but accessibility to guns escalates this to another level. It creates chaos and a culture that we don't need.

Celebrating Life in the Midst of Tragic, Violent Loss: A Creative Guide to Healing

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

How do you celebrate the holidays in the wake of a national tragedy? How do you find life in the midst of carnage too horrible to imagine? Here's what you need to know, from the perspective of a parent who has lost their child from a catastrophic act of violence.

'The Onion' Responds To Sandy Hook Tragedy

Posted 12.17.2012 | Comedy

With sad echoes of its famous post-9/11 issue, "The Onion" responded almost immediately to the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School with a cover st...