Diane Bauso felt sad about what's happening in the world.
After the devastation of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas and unnatural deaths in her hometown of Auburn, Bauso felt dispirited by one tragedy after another. And as head of school at Creative Minds Montessori in Auburn, Bauso found herself having to explain these tragedies to the elementary and middle school students in her classroom.
"Every time they would come in with another news flash, like, 'Why are people doing this?'" she said Friday.
Then a gunman opened fire at a service of First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, on Nov. 5, killing 26 people.