NEWTOWN, Conn. (CNN) - Singer Paul Simon offered a tribute to one of the victims of the Connecticut school shooting.

Simon performed "The Sound of Silence" at the funeral for Victoria Soto Wednesday. He's a friend of the family.

Soto, a first-grade teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary, is being called a hero. She reportedly hid her students in closets and cupboards as gunman Adam Lanza started shooting on Friday

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