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On The Fifth Anniversary Of The Sandy Hook Massacre, Poets Respond To Gun Violence24:30
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Abbey Clements is a former teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, and Brian Clements is a poet and editor of "Bullets into Bells." (Liz Gillis/WBUR)
Abbey Clements is a former teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, and Brian Clements is a poet and editor of "Bullets into Bells." (Liz Gillis/WBUR)
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Thursday marks the fifth anniversary of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, in Newtown, Connecticut. On December 14, 2012, a 20-year-old armed with a Bushmaster rifle entered the school, and killed 20 first-graders and six adults.

Brian Clements's wife, Abbey, is a former teacher at Sandy Hook. She was in her second-grade classroom on the day of the shooting.

Clements is a poet, and he's co-editor of a new anthology called, "Bullets into Bells: Poets and Citizens Respond to Gun Violence."

The couple, along with other editors of the anthology, will be at the Boston Public Library on Wednesday.

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Brian Clements, poet from Newtown. He's the editor and contributed to "Bullets into Bells: Poets and Citizens Respond to Gun Violence."

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