School Violence: The Columbine Tragedy
Tuesday, April 20,1999, is one of the most significant dates to the tragedies of school violence. It all started 1 year and 6 months ago. It was a normal morning in Littleton,Colorado the students of Columbine High School had no idea of the tragedies that would go on durning the day. No one could know, as they went about their normal business, that beneath the calm, an anger had been raging in the hearts and minds of two students , Eric Harris 18 and Dylan Klebold 17, what they had in store as they walked into the buildng that fateful morning.
At 11:35 a.m. on the 110th anniversary of Adolf Hitlerís birth, the two teenagers, also members of the Trench Coat Mafia, started a rampage in the cafeteria of Columbine High School ultimately ending their own lives and the lives of 12 students and 1 teacher leaving 25 wounded and many seirouly injured. There are many factors that lead to the unjustifiable deaths of so many. Er...