VICTORIA SOTO, 27, teacher: Though details of the 27-year-old teacher's death remained fuzzy, her name has been invoked again and again as a portrait of selflessness and humanity among

 

              VICTORIA SOTO, 27, teacher: Though details of the 27-year-old teacher
VICTORIA SOTO, 27, teacher: Though details of the 27-year-old teacher's death remained fuzzy, her name has been invoked again and again as a portrait of selflessness and humanity among unfathomable evil. Those who knew her said they weren't surprised by reports she shielded her first-graders from danger. "She put those children first. That's all she ever talked about," said a friend, Andrea Crowell. "She wanted to do her best for them, to teach them something new every day." (AP Photo/Eastern Connecticut University)