December 18th, 2012
08:53 PM ET

"We shouldn't have to go through this," Newtown resident weighs in on unbearable procession of funerals

Rod Deraney, longtime Newtown resident, father of four, ages 2 to 12. His life in Newtown, intertwined with so many of the victims. Deraney's 12-year-old daughter knew and loved Vicki Soto, a one-time substitute teacher for Deraney's daughter's class.

His 10-year-old son was friends with Jack Pinto's older brother. Deraney and his son attended Jack's funeral on Monday.

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  1. Joey at Purdue Univ

    "You have lost too much, but you have not lost everything. And you have certainly not lost America, for we will stand with you. "

    December 18, 2012 at 10:22 pm | Reply

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