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Duly Noted

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2013, 2:13 pm

“Truthers” Harass Good Samaritan Who Sheltered Sandy Hook Survivors

By Lindsay Beyerstein

A kindly man who sheltered Sandy Hook students in his home after the Newtown massacre is being harassed by "truthers" who believe he's part of a government conspiracy to cover up the fact that the shooting never happened.

Words fail me.

Lindsay Beyerstein is an award-winning investigative journalist and In These Times staff writer who writes the blog Duly Noted. Her stories have appeared in Newsweek, Salon, Slate, The Nation, Ms. Magazine, and other publications. Her photographs have been published in the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times' City Room. She also blogs at The Hillman Blog (http://www.hillmanfoundation.org/hillmanblog), a publication of the Sidney Hillman Foundation, a non-profit that honors journalism in the public interest.

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