"They looked up to her when they needed comfort. They'd run to Emilie for hugs and kisses." -- Robert Parker of his daughter Emilie, a victim of the Sandy Hook massacre at the age of six, and her sisters aged four and three.
Josephine Grace Gay celebrated her seventh birthday just 3 days prior to the shooting, on Dec. Josephine was known for setting up a lemonade stand and riding her bike in the summer. Her favorite color was purple.