Ben's Bells rang on second anniversary of Tucson shootings
Ben's Bells rang on second anniversary of Tucson shootings Video by kgun9.comvideo
NEWTOWN, Conn. (KGUN9-TV) - It is a day of remembrance in Tucson and it is a day of inspiration in Newtown.
Just as the ornaments on this giant tree show remembrance for the victims of the shooting, the symbols of inspiration today are in the form of those brightly colored bells as they are delivered across town by hand with love.
A crowd of volunteers rang those bells this morning to honor the connection between Tucson and Newtown. And almost like Christmas morning, those same people lined up anxiously awaiting their brown paper bag, donated by Trader Joe's.
In each bag, ten bells, 1,000 in all. The joy on the faces of the people who have suffered shows they realized the impact, the message, in one act of kindness.
In talking with our new friends, we were amazed at the number of residents of Newtown with a Tucson connection.
Now the idea of the bells is to hang them in public places for others to see and take home.
For the Murzin family, it's a day to move toward healing and they welcome us as they begin that journey.
So it's mission accomplished for Ben's Bells. And I can tell you that the love shared today will continue in the coming days weeks and months.