Local Graffiti Honors Conn. Shooting Victims
GAINESVILLE--Two young men used their talents to honor those who died Friday at an Elementary School in Connecticut.
Bradley Roberts and Austin Deonne decided to paint the names of the victims on the 34th Street Wall.
The pair said the tragedy hit home with them and they wanted to express their pain and show solidarity with the grieving families and community.
Two days and 100 dollars worth of paint and supplies later, the men said they found it with each brush stroke.
"It's just heartbreaking. The loss of children is just... it's something nobody really needs to feel, ever. That's something nobody needs."- Austin Deonne
"It's therapeutic in a way because all this emotion is either going to stay within me or it's gotta go somewhere. I got to put it in a positive way."- Bradley Roberts
The pair began painting at eleven thirty Monday morning and finished around 3pm.
They also placed stuffed animals at the wall, which were donated from their church.
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