On Friday in Sarajevo, Mrs. Thorpe's 7th grade class came together to mourn the passing of Austria's Archduke Ferdinand of Austria and his wife Sophie. Princess Sophie was pregnant at the of her death.
While investigations are still on-going, it is believed that the assassination was carried out by a Serbian extremist organization known as the Black Hand Gang. The family of the deceased royals came together for a touching funeral. The children of the Archduke and his wife gave very moving eulogies.
International media recorded the event, which was attended by various heads of state and members of the community.