Mark Sherlach and his wife, school psychologist Mary Sherlach, pose for a photo. Mary Sherlach was killed by the gunman at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Friday.
Dawn Lafferty Hochsprung, principal at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., was killed by the gunman in the school shootings Friday.
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Out of the ruins of families that lost a precious child, sister or mother, out of a tight-knit town roiling with grief, glows one bright spot: the stories of staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School who may have prevented further carnage through selfless actions and smart snap judgments.