After Friday's school shooting in Connecticut, the last few days have seemed especially dark. This video of students, parents and teachers parading their homemade lanterns through Waterbury offers some illumination. Seven Days' multimedia producer Eva Sollberger captured this holiday tradition in a town recently devastated by Tropical Storm Irene.
Since Friday, we've all seen so many — too many — images of what's wrong with the world. Here's something that's right.
Founded in 1994, Camp Common Ground is an inter-generational family camp designed to provide families with a healthy and happy bonding experience while weaving in elements of nature education, arts, music, wellness, sports, and fun! Camp Common Ground prides itself on welcoming all definitions of "family" and cultivating a sense…(more)