Sandy Hook Teacher's Unbelievable and Lifesaving Act of Heroism - Page 2

"My daughter's teacher is my hero," Lebinski told Patch. "She locked all the kids in a closet and that saved their lives."


Maryrose Kristopik, a music teacher at the elementary school, saved a classroom full of children from being shot by the gunman. She ushered her students into a closet and made them stay, even while the shooter was yelling to be let in the door. Large musical instruments were stacked against the closet door and she held the door shut, keeping the children safe.


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