Four years after the unimaginable Sandy Hook elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, parents of victims like Ana Marquez-Greene, 6, were sharing their memories and their anguish over their loss.
Little Ana’s death reverberated as far as Puerto Rico, from where her grandmother, a former teacher in Connecticut, hails. Ana was the grandchild of the sister of the Mayor of Maunabo, Puerto Rico, Jorge Marquez.
Nelba Marquez, Ana’s mother, posted an emotional and poignant essay to the Remembering Ana Márquez-Greene Facebook page.
“My son should still have a sister. My husband should still have a daughter —Jimmy broke my soul open yesterday as I read his recollection of his last evening with our kids. I wailed so loudly — I scared my son. It just brought everything back.”
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