Revisiting Sandy Hook – Throwback Thursday


December 14, 2012. It’s been nearly two years since a disturbed young man, Adam Lanza, opened fire at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., killing 20 young children and six adults. With that in mind I wanted to repost the tribute we posted when the tragedy happened. In the 2 years since the tragedy, the people of Sandy Hook have been working hard to bring awareness to a problem that needs to be addressed. You can read more about the mission at  their website. Please “pay it forward” as we try to get the message of  “A New Promise” to as many people as possible. Let us never forget what happened in Sandy Hook so we can prevent it from happening again.

Here on “Throwback Thursday” is my post inspired by the events at Sandy Hook.

Yes…I know…this is a Blog for insurance professionals so what is the tribute idea? Well I did say this would get “Bersonal” and for me the events that took place in Newtown, CT were very personal. The events at Sandy Hook were earth shattering to say the least. I have two children ages 7 & 4 and since I am originally from CT I was overwhelmed with grief as the news of what happened there hit me. I read everything I could get my hands on. I was determined to do something, to find some way to help. I found the Sandy Hook Promise website and I was inspired. I decided to take action.  I collaborated on this song with my friend Jayson. He does the singing and the music while I provided the words.  My brother Evan  added the photos and images and a tribute was born. Here is the latest version of our tribute to Sandy Hook….inspired by the website set up for the Promise of Sandy Hook.

Please, if you are so inspired…post it on your site…we plan to send this too as many people as possible to help support their cause.

A New Promise- A Tribute to Sandy Hook


About Jeffrey Berson

40 years in and around the industry has made Insurance a part of my DNA. I have had the pleasure of working with and for some of the greatest minds in our industry. My "Bersonal" View is an attempt to capture some of the best ideas, the best concepts and the best practices in a way that can lead to success for others. It will certainly be my point of view, so please...don't take it "Bersonal".
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1 Response to Revisiting Sandy Hook – Throwback Thursday

  1. Jayson says:


    Sent from my iPhone


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