Sandy Hook Elementary Children to Sing at Super Bowl

In Sandy Hook Students, Super Bowl XLVII on February 1, 2013 at 12:22 PM

This will undoubtedly be something worth watching…

The New York Times

Twenty-six children from Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., will sing at the Super Bowl to honor the 26 children and school staffers killed in a shooting massacre last month.

The children will be shown live singing “America the Beautiful” before Alicia Keys performs the national anthem. USA Today reported that the N.F.L. confirmed the performance.

The Super Bowl is more than a game; it’s a national event. But is there a touch of exploitation in the move? Maybe even a hint of political commentary? Some readers at ProFootballTalk.com seemed to think so, although they may change their minds if they watch the children sing.

In the YouTube video above, Ingrid Michaelson led a children’s choir from Newtown in a rendition of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.”


  1. So now as tears stream down my cheeks I wonder to myself, why in the feck can we not fix this.


  2. Reblogged this on The ObamaCrat.Com™ and commented:
    We will never forget December 14th, 2012. Thank you Ms. Kstreet607 for keeping us well informed.


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