Retired Sandy Hook Principal Returns to Help Community Heal

Linsey Davis has the latest news from Newtown, Conn.
2:07 | 12/19/12

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connecticut, where today, four more of the victims were laid to rest. And, we learned that someone is coming out of retirement to help. A woman who knows the children of sandy hook and has agreed to return so that they can heal. Abc's linsey davis tells us about her. Reporter: Today, some of the students of sandy hook elementary school visited their new school for the first time. Police officers showed them their new classrooms and desks, meticulously arranged to resemble the ones they left behind. They also met with their new principal, donna page, a familiar face. She was sandy hook's principal for 14 years, retiring in 2010 and retng now to fill the void left when her successor was slain. But as the community tries to move forward, four more funerals today. More than 200 firefighters, many from new york city, stood at attention outside the service of daniel barden, the 7-year-old who wanted to grow up to be one of them. Firefighter, even more, as a parent, it's very upsetting that, you know, these young kids had their lives taken away from them so early. They had so much more to live for and so much more to give to the world. Reporter: Today, once aga, parents doing soing we never expect to do for our children, eulogize them. Daniel described as "such a light, always smiling, unfailingly polite." In his mother's words, he was "just so good." Also laid to rest, 27-year-old teacher victoria soto, who saved so many of her children. Her sister, jillian, said, "you have been a hero to me for a lot longer than five days," she said. "You've been my big sister, the one I always looked up to." Also on hand, music legend and family friend, paul simon, what sang one of soto's favorite songs, "the sound of silence." And, in the midst of all the funerals today, the kids who got a chance to visit their new school were reportedly happy just to get their stuff back. The cafeteria, library and gym all said to be big hits. Some semblance of normalcy, diane, in amid the grief. Linsey davis reporting in from newtown tonight, thank you so much.

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