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Online petition circulating to rename Shelton school for Newtown victim

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SHELTON, CT (WFSB) -

Nearly 1,000 people have showed their support for renaming an elementary school in Shelton after one of the Newtown victims.

An online petition has been circulating to change Mohegan Elementary School to the Jesse M. Lewis Elementary School.

Jesse was credited with trying to lead five of his classmates to safety.

Jesse's father is from Shelton, and Jesse was known to spend much time there.

To add your name to the petition, click the following link.

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