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A Reflection on Tragedy and Hope

On Tuesday, December 18, President Hatch emailed the campus community with the following message.
Dear Wake Forest Community,
Like many of you, I am shocked and saddened by last week’s events in Newtown, Connecticut. As a parent, grandparent and educator, this tragedy has provoked several difficult questions in my mind and has prompted me to share my reflections in the essay linked below:
In the midst of this holiday season, may we join as a community to support the families and all others in such pain.
Best regards,
Nathan O. Hatch