Outrageous, unfounded and just plain wrong facts from "The National Review," a leading conservative publication. Newtown Answers - NRO Symposium - National Review Online FIrst off, Sandy Hook Elementary School is a K-4th Grade institution. There were no "husky 12 year old boys," around. The oldest children would have been 9 and 10. Second of all - as a mother, I wouldn't want my 12 year old son, husky or otherwise, to be "converging" on a man wearing a bullet proof vest and a face mask who was carrying 2 handguns, one assault rifle and thousands of rounds of ammunition. Would you? Thirdly: There was a male custodian - and he did his part. Lives saved by teachers, custodian and even children in Connecticut school shooting - U.S. News And lastly: Is the author so unaware of the way the world works nowadays that she does not understand that a portion of those police and fire personnel who respond to all such occurrences are female? That females are not "helplessly passive?"