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Newtown Victim Honored In Song With These Beautiful Lyrics — Listen HERE

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One day, musician and author Alex Woodard received a letter from the mother of one of the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting victims, Jesse Lewis.

The mother Scarlett Lewis' letter was so inspiring that the musician penned 13 songs about the mother's experience of the loss of her child plus tales of other people with similar stories of tragic loss.

The San Diego based musician used one of Scarlett's letter to pen one of the songs — Scarlett's raw words and emotional turmoil really touched Mr. Woodard.

She wrote in the letter:

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Families Of Newtown Victims To Split $7.7 Million In Donations

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No amount of money could ever make up for the loss of the 26 children and educators that were killed during the Sandy Hook Elementary shootings last year, but that didn't stop the community from gathering millions of dollars to donate to the victims' families.

The Newtown-Sandy Hook Community Foundation has raised over $11.4 million, along with the United Way, however, only

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Limited Edition Nail Polish Created To Support Sandy Hook Victims

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OPI creates a limited edition nail polish in support of Sandy Hook

Sometimes beauty can seem frivolous, but it can also help bring some levity during times of grief.

A limited-edition green nail polish called "Sandy Hook Green" has been created by Sandy Hook Promise, a non-profit organization founded after the school shootings in Newtown, and manufactured by OPI.

The polish is not for sale, and OPI will not profit from it, but it will be given out to anybody who

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Colombian Company Designed Bulletproof Clothing For Children!

It's getting real out there!

With the Boston Marathon bombings and the Sandy Hook shootings, we're surprised that someone hadn't come up with bulletproof children's clothing sooner.

Now that people in our world have truly gone mad, a company in Bogota, Colombia designed bulletproof backpacks, t-shirts and vests that will protect children from enduring any physical pain from knives and bullets.

While bulletproof clothing is definitely NOT ideal, we're not brushing it off because at the end of the day… protecting ourselves is the number one priority!!

Ch-ch-check out the clip (above) to get all the details on children's bulletproof clothing!

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Kim Kardashian Glamorizes Guns After Pledging Against Gun Violence; Fans Hulk Out In Rage!

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Oooo Kimmy K… gurl!

In a moment of foggy thought, Kim Kardashian posted a photo of a diamond-encrusted gun on her Instagram account… just weeks after she pledged against the violence brought on by such weapons.

Now, Kim has been enjoying the shooting range for years now, and we're sure she enjoys feeling like she can protect herself. But this was a clear example of a celebrity forgetting the height of their platform, and the social-impacting consequences that can come with it.

On January 14, she tweeted against gun crime, mini-blurbing:

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Jennifer Hudson And The Sandy Hook Students Make Super Bowl XLVII Beautiful!

When we tuned into Super Bowl XLVII, we didn't expect tears! Well, maybe from Ray Lewis

But Jennifer Hudson made us all cry!

Ch-ch-check out the video (above) to see the Dreamgirl lead the boys and girls of the Sandy Hook Elementary Chorus through a heart-wrenching performance.

Whether you're closer to Baltimore of San Francisco, America The Beautiful always hits you where you live!

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Justin Bieber & Other Celebs Tweet Support For Gun Control & Sign Sandy Hook Promise!

Regardless of how you feel about guns and their current role in our society, you can't deny there IS a gun violence problem in the United States, and that we should be doing SOMETHING, anything, that could potentially help prevent another Sandy Hook massacre.

Justin Bieber, Bella Thorne and Ashton Kutcher are just a few of the MANY celebs who have signed the Sandy Hook Promise, a declaration that states:

"I Promise to honor the 26 lives lost at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

I Promise to do everything I can to encourage and support common sense solutions that make my community and our country safer from similar acts of violence."

Gun violence is NOT an insurmountable issue.

And hopefully, if we work together as a HUMAN community, we can collectively come up with a real solution.

We have to at least try, right?

CLICK HERE to sign the Sandy Hook Promise, and then…

Ch-ch-check out some of the celebrities who are taking the pledge …AFTER THE JUMP!!!

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