For those little angels who lost there life in the Sandy Hook Elementry.

Charlotte Bacon<3


Charlotte Bacon loved the color pink.

Her family said they will remember how the 6-year-old with curly, red hair expressed her individuality through her favorite color, according to her obituary.

On Friday, the day she was killed in Sandy Hook Elementary School, Charlotte was wearing an outfit bought specifically for the holidays: a pink dress and boots, her uncle, John Hagen, of Nisswa, Minn., told Newsday.

Charlotte had been begging her mother, JoAnn, to let her wear the outfit to school. Her mother relented on Friday. By the age of 6, it seems, Charlotte had mastered the art of persuasion.

Family members said they would remember Charlotte’s beautiful smile and energy for life.

Charlotte loved kicking and throwing punches during weekly taekwondo lessons with her father, Joel, and 9-year-old brother, Guy.

"She was going to go some places in this world," Hagen told the newspaper. "This little girl could light up the room for anyone."

Since the age of 2, Charlotte wanted to be to be a veterinarian, according to her obituary.

In her six years of life, she had never come across an animal she didn’t like, her family said.

Joel Bacon is a scientist and JoAnn Bacon is a stay-at-home mother who served as her daughter’s Girl Scout leader, the Wall Street Journal reported. They have lived in Sandy Hook for four or five years.

Charlotte’s grandparents are retired missionaries who moved to Sandy Hook this year to be closer to their grandchildren, according to David Dougherty, of Highlands Ranch, Colo., a former colleague of Dan Bacon, Joel’s father.

Charlotte’s family said they will remember her as “an extraordinarily gifted 6-year-old who filled her family each day with joy and love.”

Read more:
Sandy Hook shooting victim Charlotte Bacon, 6, loved animals as well as horseplay - The Denver Post http://www.denverpost.com/ci_22209987/sandy-hook-shooting-victim-charlotte-bacon-profile#ixzz2FRNNO1Gw

Caroline Previdi<3


"You were a sweet little girl and you will be missed."

That’s how Paige Tremblay said goodbye to 6-year-old Caroline Previdi on Twitter Saturday. Tremblay’s 6-year-old niece was a playmate of Previdi’s, according to her feed. “It hurts even more to see a familiar name on that list,” she said in a later tweet.

People who knew Caroline added their condolences to a recently published Facebook page called “RIP Caroline Previdi - Sandy Hook Massacre Victim,” in addition to comments from people all around the world. Many of them described the girl as “precious” and a “little angel,” like so many of the children lost Friday. A photo of Caroline posted to the page shows a girl with a wide, toothy grin, described by one poster as contagious, spread across her cherubic face, with a light blue bow in her shoulder-length brown hair.

Taylor Smith said on Facebook that she will miss playing with Caroline on visits to the Previdi household.

"I will see you again someday Caroline and we can play soccer and hide-and-seek like we always did when I came over," the post from Sunday morning read. "You showed me what it was like to be a kid again."

One person who never met Caroline said that just seeing her photo was enough to leave a hole in his heart.

"(I don’t) even know her but I miss her already," Kevin Wallace’s post said.

Benjamin Wheeler<3


Lobis described Ben as a kid in overdrive.

"There was no dimmer switch or governor plate on this kid," Lobis said. "He didn’t walk anywhere. He ran."

During a recent performance, the musically inclined youth sprinted from his seat to the stage, played a beautiful piano piece, then got up and sprinted back to his seat, according to Lobis, who saw a video of the recital. Ben’s parents are both artists. His father David is an illustrator who previously worked as an actor, and his mother Francine, is a music teacher. It was Ben’s birth that prompted them to leave the city behind and find a quieter home.

They completed their move in April.

Ben’s gestures of love to his family will never be forgotten.

"He always blew us kisses and he would say ‘Catch it and put it in your heart,’" she said. "The last time I saw him was two weeks ago when I dropped him off at Sunday school."

Ben loved bacon and eggs, and whenever he visited his grandparents in Garnet Valley, he couldn’t leave until grandma prepared his favorite breakfast.

When Carmen and Antoinette heard the news about the shooting, they packed up their car and began the trip to Newtown. Along the way, news reports started coming over the radio about the devastating losses.

"It was the longest car ride of my life," Carmen said. Ben’s older brother, Nate, a 9-year-old who also attended Sandy Hook Elementary School, was safe, but Ben was missing. "Everyone is devastated … (His parents) are just focused on putting their lives back together."

His grandfather talked of Ben’s potential and how he was certain his grandson would go on to do great things.

"He was so exceptional. I said to Francine that he’s going to accomplish so many things in his life. He was really going to do something special," Carmen said. "Maybe he won’t accomplish it in life, but maybe in death he will."

Read more:
Benjamin Wheeler, a boy with boundless energy - The Denver Post http://www.denverpost.com/ci_22215616/benjamin-wheeler-boy-boundless-energy#ixzz2FRGaeVfn

Madeleine F. Hsu <3


Until late yesterday, an image was not available until this photo was posted on Facebook and by People.com, with short description of Madeleine from her family:

Her outfits matched her personality: sunny floral dresses. “She was a sweet, unique, bright, sparkling, determined little girl,” her family said in a statement about the first-grader. “She was an avid reader who loved running and dancing. She was a born leader.”

Madeleine is remembered in the Wall Street Journal by that same neighbor as shy and quiet, but sweet.

Madeleine Hsu was shy and quiet — but she would light up around dogs.

Karen Dryer, who lived on the same street as the Hsu family, would see Madeleine’s mom waiting for her at the bus stop at 3:15 every afternoon. Dryer would wait too, for her son Logan, who is in kindergarten. Dryer usually brought the family’s golden retriever with her.

“She would come off the bus and her face would light up when she saw the dog,” Dryer said.

Her mom would give her a big squeeze, and Madeleine would hug her little sister. “She was just an absolute doll,” Dryer said. “She seemed very shy, but she was just so sweet.