StoryCorps Covered Survivors of Another School Massacre

The national tragedy of Sandy Hook School in Newtown, Connecticut has shocked the country. The incredible loss makes me almost speechless.NPR’s StoryCorps covered a Michigan school bombing, interviewing survivors of the May 18, 1927 attack on a school in rural Bath, Michigan.

Forty-five died in that bombing. What you hear in the StoryCorps recording, is how people’s lives were affected. How, even 70 years later, the memories of a family and a community can center on a single horrific moment when so much changed for so many.

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