In What Should Be Sobering For People, The Sandy Hook First-Graders Are Graduating From High School

And yet, this school shooting stuff keeps happening.

Ted Bauer
4 min readJun 12, 2024

I think there is a small subset of the December 2012 Sandy Hook first-graders who now call themselves “The Six” and get meetings with Kamala Harris and Senators to talk about gun control/reform, and “The Six,” all of whom just graduated from high school in the last 2–3 weeks, also appeared on ABC News to talk about everything:

These kids have really been through it. When they were six years old, they had to hide in cubbies and one girl (top middle in that video screenshot) actually met Adam Lanza face-to-face when he entered their classroom. That happened to them at six, which would be hard for anyone to happen to when you’re 45, and then their parents had couples/parents friends who lost children, and there were divorces, and people moved away, and they kept seeing more shootings happen in more places, and then Alex Jones tried to exploit all of them to sell male testosterone powder and thankfully the…

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Ted Bauer

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