VICTORIA SOTO, 27, teacher: Though details of the 27-year-old teacher's death remained fuzzy, her name has been invoked again and again as a portrait of selflessness and humanity among unfathomable ... more 
VICTORIA SOTO, 27, teacher: Though details of the 27-year-old teacher's death remained fuzzy, her name has been invoked again and again as a portrait of selflessness and humanity among unfathomable evil. Those who knew her said they weren't surprised by reports she shielded her first-graders from danger. "She put those children first. That's all she ever talked about," said a friend, Andrea Crowell. "She wanted to do her best for them, to teach them something new every day." (AP Photo/Eastern Connecticut University) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Eastern Connecticut University
Sun, Dec 23, 2012 8:34 PM EST