Ian Hockley, who lost his son, Dylan, in the Sandy Hook School shooting tragedy, will tell his story at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield.
The talk is set for 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 26, in the University Commons on main campus, 5151 Park Ave. It is free and open to the public.
Hockley’s speech, titled “Heroes Who Go Above and Beyond: A Sandy Hook Hero Helps Create the Next Generation of Compassionate Leaders,” will focus on his organization Dylan's Wings of Change and how the tragic event was the genesis of a movement whose ripples are spreading across the world.
The Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting occurred on Dec.14, 2012, in Newtown, CT, when 20-year-old Adam Lanza fatally shot 20 children between six and seven years old, as well as six adult staff members, as reported by Daily Voice. Prior to driving to the school, he shot and killed his mother at their Newtown home.
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