When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’ To this day, especially in times of ‘disaster,’ I remember my mother’s words, and I am always comforted by realizing that there are still so many helpers—so many caring people in this world.

Mr. Rogers’ Lessons for a New Generation

In the wake of the Newtown tragedy: Looking at Mr. Rogers for words of solace, comfort, and guidance.