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Is There Enough Food for Everyone?

Growing up in the frugality of 1980s Northern Ireland, my mother regularly told me to eat all of my dinner because there were children starving
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Scottish Independence and Progressive Christianity: A Perfect Fit

During the three decades I've known about Progressive Mainline Protestantism -- the religious tribe to which I now belong -- the radical left coast of...
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Benjamin Wheeler

Music surrounded Benjamin as he grew up in a household where his mother and father were performers.They left behind stage careers in New York City...
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Mary Sherlach

 When the shots rang out, school psychologist Mary Sherlach threw herself into the danger.Janet Robinson, the superintendent of Newtown Public Schools, said Ms Sherlach and...
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Lauren Gabrielle Rousseau

Lauren Rousseau had spent years working as a substitute teacher and doing other jobs, so she was thrilled when she finally realised her goal this...
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Jessica Rekos

 "Jessica loved everything about horses," her parents Rich and Krista said in a statement. "She devoted her free time to watching horse movies, reading horse...
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Noah Pozner

Noah was "smart as a whip", gentle but with a rambunctious streak, said his uncle, Alexis Haller of Woodinville, Washington. Noah's twin sister Arielle, assigned...
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Jack Pinto

Jack was a huge fan of American football side the New York Giants.Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz said he talked to Jack's family, who are...
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Emilie Parker

 Quick to cheer up those in need of a smile, Emilie never missed a chance to draw a picture or make a card.Her father Robbie...
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Anne Marie Murphy

 A happy soul. A good mother, wife and daughter. Artistic, fun-loving, witty and hardworking.Remembering their teacher daughter, Ms Murphy's parents had no shortage of adjectives...
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Grace Audrey McDonnell

 With broken hearts, Grace's parents said they could not believe the outpouring of support they have received since the little girl who was the centre...
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James Mattioli

 The upstate New York town of Sherrill is thinking of Cindy Mattioli, who grew up there and lost her son James in the school shooting...
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Nancy Lanza

 She once was known simply for the game nights she hosted and the Christmas decorations she put up at her house. Now Ms Lanza is...
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Madeleine Hsu

Dr. Matthew Velsmid was at Madeleine's house on Saturday, tending to her stricken family. He said the family did not want to comment.Velsmid said that...
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Chase Kowalski

Chase Kowalski, 7, was always outside, playing in the backyard, riding his bicycle.Just last week, he was visiting neighbor Kevin Grimes, telling him about completing...
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Catherine Hubbard

The freckled-faced redhead is the niece of an employee at ABC News, which received a statement from the family expressing both grief and gratitude. "We...
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Dylan Hockley

Dylan and his older brother Jake would pass the time jumping on their trampoline at home on Yogananda Street, just across the street from Nancy...
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Dawn Hochsprung

Sandy Hook Elementary School principal Dawn Hochsprung devoted her life to helping students as an educator.In her final moments, Hochsprung, 47, reportedly gave her life...
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Olivia Engel

No one smiled like Olivia Engel. The bright-eyed, brunette 6-year-old, who was killed last Friday in the Newtown school massacre, was all set to play...
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Rachel D'Avino

Days before the Connecticut shooting rampage, the boyfriend of Rachel D'Avino had asked her parents for permission to marry her.D'Avino was a behavioral therapist who...
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Daniel Barden

Daniel's family says he was "fearless in the pursuit of happiness in life."He was the youngest of three children and in a statement to the...
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Charlotte Bacon

They were supposed to be for the holidays, but finally on Friday, after hearing much begging, Charlotte Bacon's mother relented and let her wear the...
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Ana Marquez-Greene

Ana Marquez-Greene, one of the 20 Sandy Hook Elementary School students gunned down Friday, “was an incredibly loving and spunky kid” who loved to sing...
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Jesse Lewis

Six-year-old Jesse Lewis had hot chocolate with his favorite breakfast sandwich — sausage, egg and cheese — at the neighborhood deli before going to school...
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Victoria Soto

Out of the chaos and horror emerged an incredible act of selflessness and bravery by one teacher who spent her final moments trying to protect...
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