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Responders struggle to cope in aftermath of Newtown shooting

Responders are speaking with counselors, trying to recover from the trauma of dealing with one of the worst mass shootings in US history

By Lee Higgins
The Journal News

NEWTOWN, Conn. — For Ray Corbo, first assistant fire chief at Newtown Hook and Ladder, the horrific images from Friday's shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary have taken a toll.

There was the Newtown police officer who ran by him in the school's parking lot, carrying a boy, limp in his arms.

Full story: Responders struggle to cope in aftermath of Newtown shooting

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MONOC - New Jersey's Hospital Service Corporation MONOC - New Jersey's Hospital Service Corporation Tuesday, December 18, 2012 4:35:50 PM We're thinking about you here in NJ. We're here to stand beside you if your department or community needs anything from us. (732) 919-3045 ext. 1154.
Jessica Barnes Bond Jessica Barnes Bond Tuesday, December 18, 2012 6:00:16 PM I'm a volunteer EMT in Virginia, and a mother of 4, I have thought of little else since Friday but this hoprrible tragedy.... Praying deeply,

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