Moving Beyond Anger and Grief

Feb 4, 2021 | Articles

Losing a child is one of the most painful experiences any parent can imagine. For mother-of-two Scarlett Lewis, life would never be the same after her 6-year-old son Jesse died in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, one of the deadliest mass shootings in American history. Young Jesse used his final moments to help save nine of his friends.

Inspired by Jesse’s courage that day as well as the message of love he left, Scarlett began a foundation in his name: the Jesse Lewis Choose Love MovementShe also is the author of the book Nurturing Healing Love: A Mother’s Journey of Hope and Forgiveness.

Scarlett shares the story of how she chose to honor Jesse’s legacy, through compassion and forgiveness, with Nadine Jolie Courtney from The Healthy. Read the full story here…