— Mark Barden, father of slain Sandy Hook first-grader Daniel. On Thursday, search warrants were released that indicate the Newtown gunman had an arsenal of firearms and Samurai swords in his home. Mr. Barden remembered his own son’s kindness and said Daniel used to sit with the lonely kids in class.
— Julia Faxon, a Newtown High School freshman. Read Matthew Kauffman’s “A Deeper Divide: The Gun Control Debate After Newtown,” a story in collaboration with PBS FRONTLINE.
— Jorge Altamirano after giving his wife, Neidi Maldonado, one of his kidneys on Valentine’s Eve at Hartford Hospital.