Local Vigil For Connecticut Shooting Victims
Comforting words echoed inside the St. Patrick Catholic Church this morning.
"It breaks your heart as a parent," said Mike Hill, who has a 12- year- old son.
Hill has a son in the 6th grade at St. Patrick's and talked to his 12- year- old about what happened.
"It's difficult," said Hill. "There is no perfect solution. There's certainly not a manual on how to deal with these kinds of things so as a parent what you try to do is again instill confidence in your child, that they are going to be okay, that we are gonna be okay, but at the same time you know there are bad things in the world. Things happen unfortunately."
"I think communication is the key word to keep the children safe, to know the parents of their friends," Scavone said.
Mike Walsh has three little girls, ages 4,6 and 8.
"It's interesting," Walsh said. "We haven't told them."
Walsh says that he rather his girls not know about the tragic event.
"It's just an additional burden," Walsh says. "It doesn't make sense for a 4, 5 or 6 year old child to know about it. If they find out about it, sit them down and explain it to them but that's just my thought."
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