He will wear his emotions not on his sleeve, but on his hat.
Emblazoned in a position usually reserved for sponsorship reasons, the letters will be with J.J. Henry as he plays the season opener, the Hyundai Tournament of Champions. "A couple people have asked, and a lot of people have already figured it out," Henry said.
Sandy Hook Elementary School.
The sheer horror still makes you shudder.
"Whether you come from the area or not, just the devastation and the unthinkable that happened ...," Henry said.
But here's the thing. Henry is from the area. He grew up in Fairfield, Conn., about 20 miles from Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. When the massacre occurred Dec. 14, he was like nearly every other person who heard the news. He was frozen with fear. Twenty young children and six teachers and administrators gunned down.
"It's almost too hard to talk about," he said.
But it's something that needs to addressed. More to the point, the families need to be honored, ...