Articles by Keith Hagel

Keith Hagel

This isn’t just a horror story; this is personal

By Keith Hagel on Dec. 14, 2012, at 5:47 p.m.
Newtown, Conn., wasn’t exactly my backyard. But it was close, way too close. So Friday’s unspeakable horror is not just a story, it’s personal. Newtown is in north-central Fairfield County in Connecticut. When I grew up in the 1950s and ‘60s in southern Fairfield County, Newtown was pretty much a …