School restarts in Newtown
- Published: 18 Dec 2012 at 23.51
- Online news:
Most children in Newtown returned to classes Tuesday for the first time since last week's massacre, but survivors of the shooting stayed at home and their school remained a crime scene.
In a thin drizzle, yellow school buses once again rolled through the Connecticut town, where some 5,400 children are enrolled.
But it was only a babystep back toward normality in a town that had been known for low crime and a tight sense of community until Friday, when a disturbed 20-year-old local man mowed down his mother, then 20 first-graders and six staff at the Sandy Hook Elementary School.
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