Noah was "smart as a whip," gentle but with a rambunctious streak, said his uncle Alexis Haller. Noah's twin sister, also at Sandy Hook student, survived the rampage, Haller said. "He was at the wrong place at the wrong time," Rabbi Shaul Praver told MSNBC, "and his little body could not endure so many bullets like that."
Noah Pozner, 6, died in the shooting, but according to an Israeli publication, his twin sister, also at the school, survived the rampage.
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Rabbi Shaul Praver of Congregation Adath Israel told the publication that Noah's mother, a nurse at a local hospital, completely broke down upon receiving the news of her son's death.
Praver told MSNBC the synagogue lost two children, a young member and a friend of the congregation.
Rabbi Praver told MSNBC: "He was at the wrong place at the wrong time and his little body could not endure so many bullets like that."