Rebecca Appears on the Today Show

It’s been four years since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut where 20 children and six adults were killed. Among the victims was 7-year-old Chase Kowalski. Chase loved to run and even completed a triathlon. Now his mother, Rebecca Kowalski, is paying tribute to her son by teaching others to heal…

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Race4Chase Kids’ Triathlon

Channel 12 News recently showcased the Third Annual Race4Chase Kids’ Community Triathlon in Monroe, Connecticut.  Close to 200 young athletes completed the USA Triathlon sanctioned event which is staged by the CMAK Foundation in memory of Chase Kowalski who was taken from us at the Sandy Hook shootings. In addition to the Community Triathlon, CMAK…

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CBS 3 Story: One Year Later

Chase Kowalski was a charming 7-year-old spirited triathlete, and his story is changing lives and inspiring so many people. Eyewitness News talked to his parents, who wanted the world to know what a great kid he was. “Chase is an inspiration to so many people to get off the couch to lose weight,” Chase’s mom…

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One Year Later: NBC 4

As the one-year anniversary of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School approaches, David Ushery revisits a mother of one of the children lost. NBC 4 New York first met Rebecca Kowalski three weeks after it happened, and now she says the family is honoring her son Chase through various outlets that honor his potential…

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NBC News – Playground for Chase

Rebecca and Stephen Kowalski’s son Chase was honored with a playground on the Jersey Shore. They say the playgrounds are being built by people “with pure love in their hearts.” Watch this story about the The Sandy Ground: Where Angels Play playground projects. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

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Race4Chase Tri – AP Story

Chase Kowalski loved to run, bike and swim. Most of all he loved to race. The summer before he was killed inside Sandy Hook Elementary School with 25 other students and staff, the 7 year old competed in his first triathlon. Wearing swim shoes and riding his red “Lightning McQueen” bicycle inspired by the speedy…

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Running for Chase

In a small town such as Monroe, most everyone knows each other. At the very least, they have friends in common. And even though almost 30 years have passed, the members of Masuk High School’s Class of 1983 share a common bond that extends beyond graduation day. When Kevin Bresnahan (Masuk ‘83) realized one of…

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ESPN Story On Chase

Chase Kowalski’s bedroom is exactly how he left it. Every wall is occupied by sports stuff, like pictures of Chase in his Little League uniform, a Yankees bat. The dresser tops and windowsills spill over with die-cast race cars. A Dale Earnhardt, Jr. figurine keeps watch. Just inside the door, a cap autographed by Jimmie…

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Jack Curry YES Magazine

“We want the world to be better because of this tragedy, not to be known for this tragedy,” Rebecca said. “I don’t want my son’s name … I don’t want him to be known as a victim. ‘Cause, in my eyes, he’s better than that….Our mission is to get families to come together and be…

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David Ushery – NBC4

Chase Kowalski’s family tells NBC 4 New York that they are summoning the strength, now more than three weeks after the shooting in Newtown, Conn., to talk and move forward because they believe Chase wants them to have a greater purpose — to help others. There are multiple videos of this interview. This story can…

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