Sandy Hook Kids to Sing at Super Bowl

Will perform "America the Beautiful"
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Jan 31, 2013 2:13 AM CST
Children from Newtown, Conn. and Sandy Hook Elementary school perform "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" on ABC's "Good Morning America" on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 in New York.   (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

(Newser) – Twenty-six Sandy Hook Elementary School students are preparing to sing "America the Beautiful" in the Super Bowl pregame show. The performance will air live on CBS, right before the national anthem, USA Today reports. The kids and their families will be flown to New Orleans this week. The performance follows extended NFL support in the wake of the tragedy: moments of silence were held, money was raised, and players wore "SHES" stickers on their helmets. (Read more Sandy Hook Elementary School stories.)

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