The end of this story made me cry. Sometimes I wonder what those final moments were like for those kids. Did they die instantly, or did they live long enough to feel pain? As a parent, this kind of information would give me enough comfort to go on living.......
A few days after the Sandy Hook tragedy, the Hockleys ran into Mike Murphy. His wife, Anne Marie Murphy, taught Dylan at Sandy Hook.
He revealed to her that - in the terrible aftermath of the attack - first responders found Dylan and his teacher together.
"He said that Anne Marie Murphy had been found with her arms wrapped around Dylan ... that is what we had hoped for - in a very strange sort of way to hope for something."
"She loved him and he loved her and she would've looked after him no matter what.....To know that he was with her, and that he wasn't alone, that gives you a huge peace of mind ... to know that he was loved even in those last moments."