Connecticut Shooting Tragedy: Remembering the Victims

The beloved principal, her tweets and the hero teachers.
2:05 | 12/15/12

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this special edition of "world news." This evening as this community we're learning more about the heroes. In the line of fire. In the heat of violence saved so many of those children. Here's abc's amy robach tonight. Reporter: For the last two years, dawn hochsprung, infused sandy hook elementary school with her own special magic. A modern principal. She tweet and organized happy hours for the teachers to share e best ipad apps for the classrooms. This a photo she shared on twitter. On the first day of school -- welcoming our kinders this morning. 74 new opportunities to inspire life long learning. She introduced this sandy hook book fairy, keeping book in our hearts and on our minds, she tweeted. And with her love of learning, she led a group of remarkable teachers who were there for their students, teachers like kaitlin roig, how she quickly hid all of her first grade students in a bathroom. I need you to know that i love you all very much and that it's going to be okay, because i thought that was going to be the last thing they ever heard, i thought we were all going to die. Reporter: She taught her teachers to do in a emergency. That training brought third grader hope safely to her mother when shots rang up, her pregnant teacher sprang into action. She locked the door. And put -- taped a piece of white paper over the door. Then, she told us to go in the corner, there's 19 people in our class and she saved all s. She saved all of us, from that little girl. Amy robach here with us tonight. We learned something else about that principal. She got on that loud speaker each and every day, be kind to others that's what matters most. Those words that she truly lived by by all accounts. She left such gift for this community. Great reporting here from the beginning. When we come back on the

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