Here are his best-known words of wisdom for getting through days like today:
“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’ To this day, especially in times of ‘disaster,’ I remember my mother’s words, and I am always comforted by realizing that there are still so many helpers – so many caring people in this world.”
-Rev. Fred Rogers
He also had this advice for parents:
Finally, here is an article with some practical advice for you in responding to this current atrocity:
May God be with you tonight.