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Becoming a Friend of Rachel

In News on April 8, 2011 at 2:25 pm

The Columbine High School massacre is¬†remembered by most as the most tragic high school shooting is our nation’s history. On April 20, 1999, two student gunmen entered their high school, armed with weapons, and planted two pipe bombs in the cafeteria. The student gunmen, Eric and Dylan, planned on shooting students as they exited the building after the bombs went off. The bombs never went off,¬† but Eric and Dylan entered the school and began shooting the students anyways. By the end of the killing spree, most of which took place in the library, 12 students and one teacher had been killed, and several others had been left injured. The gunmen ultimately took their own lives that day, leaving the death total at 15. Rachel Joy Scott, a 17 year old junior, was the first person at Columbine High School to be shot and killed. Read the rest of this entry »