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Paul Simon Performs At Funeral For Sandy Hook Teacher

from Bodo , 2012-12-20


Singer Paul Simon performed a song at the funeral for Victoria Soto, one of Newtown´s heroic teachers who died while trying to protect her students from rifle fire during Friday´s massacre.

In a statement issued by Simon´s publicist, the personal connection between Simon and the Soto family was explained.

´Today, Paul Simon, at the request of their family friends, the Sotos, performed ´Sound of Silence´ at the funeral for their beloved daughter Vicki Soto. The Sotos and Simons met through Vicki’s mother and Paul’s sister-in-law, both nurses.´