Giggling and gazing admirably at their teachers,
students sat side by side in the tranquil school.
Joyfully, they whispered amongst themselves, but listened carefully to
the teacherís directions as well.
All was calm, all was peaceful, and it was just an ordinary day, in an
No one saw it coming.
Miles above, in a land far, far away, a sparkling white building sat in
While the outside was breathtaking, the inside was simply enchanted.
Glamorous, glistening, glass figurine covered shelves lined the
astonishingly white walls, sparkling radiantly in the light.
Resembling the school below, they sat still and silent.
Every figurine had a purpose down below, they were guarded heavily, but
even the toughest guards cannot keep out all danger.
Suddenly, a dangerous man barged through the door, with a weapon in
Cruel and merciless, he smashed 27 of the beautiful figurines lining the
The others could only sit there immovable and watch as 27 of their most
beloved friends and family members explode into shards of glass.
All they could do was hope and pray.
They could only hope and pray that they would not be next.
Their prayers were answered; soon enough, the guards sprinted in,
careful to not disturb the remaining figurines, while chasing the man
who caused such a destructive ordeal.
They did not know that the only person who could and would stop the man
When they finally found him, he was lying dead on the floor, a glass
figurine lay next to him.
Seemingly smashed by none other than the man lying dead next to his
Weeping and terrified, the remaining glass figurines were broken as
well. However, the damage was not visible. This was because, although
only 27 were killed, many more thought they would never truly live
Eventually, they joined together and although it took a while, they
recovered and came back even stronger.
Some believe they recovered because of the glass necklaces they wore
every day upon their necks.
The necklaces were made by the thoughtful guards out of the shards of
glass that lay on the ground after the traumatic event.
It made them feel better always carrying a piece of their loved ones who
lost their lives on that awful day in Sandy Hook.