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Man Who Helped Newtown Survivors Is Now Being Harassed by Truthers

Newtown resident Gene Rosen, who sheltered and comforted six kids who escaped the Newtown massacre last month, has become the target of Sandy Hook Truthers, who believe the shooting — like all bad things that happen, ever — was a government conspiracy. Rosen, whose supposed role in the hoax is unclear, tells Salon that he’s been the subject of dozens of blog posts and the target of hang-up phone calls and accusatory e-mails. So go ahead and add “helping children” to the list of things that are no longer worth it.

Truthers Harassing Man Who Helped Newtown Kids