A tidal wave of aid bore witness to the power of human kindness, but the money that engulfed Newtown, Connecticut, also sowed division. Elizabeth Williamson of The New York Times reports.

Scarlett Lewis sees reminders of her son Jesse — who died at age 6 with 19 classmates and six educators in the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting — in photographs on her refrigerator door, in portraits she painted of him from memory and now, uncomfortably, in the Newtown Community Centre, a soaring new complex.

Built with a $15 million grant from General Electric, the employer of the father of


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