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21 Nov '14

News Newtown shooter's school system enabled mother to 'appease' him – state report

Adam Lanza’s school missed chances to provide better emotional support, Connecticut investigation findsThe school system unwittingly enabled Adam Lanza’s mother in her preference to “accommodate and appease” him as he became more withdrawn socially, according to a state report issued Friday on the man who carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook elementary school.The Office of the Child Advocate identified missed opportunities to provide more appropriate treatment for Lanza, whose social isolation and obsession with mass killings have been detailed by police reports that found the motive for the shootings may never be known. Continue reading...

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