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These are dolls from the Giving Doll Ministry founded by Jan Householder of Wadsworth and photographed in the studio Monday, Dec. 17, 2012 in Akron, Ohio. The dolls will be given to children in Newtown, Connecticut whose siblings were murdered last week at their elementary school. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal)
It didn’t take long for people on social media to debate the merits of asking Samaria Rice to speak at this year’s events commemorating the shooting deaths of four Kent State University students on May 4, 1970.