One-Year Anniversary Memorial For Sandy Hook Surfaces in Union Square

Posted on: November 27th, 2013 at 6:03 am by

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Photo: Mark Panzarino

It’s almost been a year since the heartbreaking tragedy of Sandy Hook rippled through our nation and collectively sobered the holiday spirit. To commemorate those lost, artist Mark Panzarino recently chalked a bold memorial “wish list” centered around a manhole-turned-gun barrel in Union Square. Concise. But yesterday’s rains likely got the better of it.

This isn’t Panzarino’s first piece to pay tribute to the events that transpired in Newtown, Connecticut last December; his 6-month memorial, which gained national attention through Yahoo News and has been used in several articles discussing gun control, was also drawn in Union Square.

Regarding the Sandy Hook shootings that claimed 27 lives, prosecutors closed the case on Monday, unable to define a conclusive motive for the gunman. December 14 marks the one-year anniversary. Never forget.

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Photo: Mark Panzarino

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