Melissa Joan Hart shared her shut encounter with the victims of the Nashville elementary college capturing that left seven lifeless, together with the gunman, on Monday.
“My children go to highschool proper subsequent to a college the place there was a capturing at the moment,” the actress greatest recognized for her little one roles in Clarissa explains all of it And Sabrina the teenage witch stated in a video posted to social media. “We moved right here from Connecticut the place we went to a college a brief distance from Sandy Hook, so that is our second expertise of a faculty capturing with our children within the space.”
Hart and her husband, Mark Wilkerson, have three sons: Mason, 17; Braydon 15; and 10-year-old Tucker.
“Happily, we’re all fantastic, however… my husband and I have been on our technique to college for conferences and — fortunately our children weren’t right here at the moment — and we have been serving to a category of preschoolers throughout a busy freeway who climbed out of the woods. “They have been attempting to flee the capturing state of affairs at their college, so we helped all these little children cross the street and get their lecturers there. And we helped a mom reunite together with her children.”
The actress’s voice broke as she burst into tears.
“I do not know what to say anymore,” Hart stated. “It is simply… sufficient is sufficient. And simply pray, pray for the households.”
She famous within the caption that whereas she shot her video on Monday after capturing, she did not really feel comfy sharing it till Tuesday. It was, she defined, simply “too uncooked” to share on the time.
Hart promised she would take motion, and he or she has carried out so earlier than. In 2016, she joined different mother and father, together with actress Julianne Moore, in an anti-gun management protest on New York’s Brooklyn Bridge.
She stated Glamor journal in December 2020 that her household meant to reside a relaxed way of life within the Tennessee capital.
“Nashville is the closest factor to a metropolis we have been to in a very long time,” she stated. “We like being within the suburbs. The youngsters like being within the woods and climbing bushes and catching frogs. I grew up that method, so I need them to do the identical.”
Along with Hart, Music Metropolis is dwelling to Mickey Guyton, Sheryl Crow, and plenty of different family names, who additionally had one thing to say concerning the disturbing occasion.