Scarlett Lewis born Fayetteville, AK June 19, 1968. Founded Choose Love movement in response to murder of her 6-year-old son in Sandy Hook school massacre, 2012.
“My message has been the same for five years. This is what I’ve been doing consistently, since a few weeks after Jesse’s murder. It all started when I found a message that Jesse had left on the chalkboard in our kitchen. I found it a few days after his murder. He had written three words: 'nurturing healing love.' I knew immediately that if Adam Lanza, our shooter, had been able to give and receive nurturing, healing love, that the tragedy never would have happened. I knew it would be my mission in life to spread this message.” (The Atlantic, Mar. 28, 2018; photo Seattle Times)