November 15, 1999
Last April, a giant news story was on every news channel and was on the covers of many newspapers and magazines for weeks. This nightmare of the Columbine massacre impacted citizens across the nation. What compelled Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, two young teenage boys, to open fire on an innocent high school, killing thirteen people and then, killing themselves? What were they thinking? Who is to blame? Do we
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the institutions- especially schools- they attend.’ (28)
For Eric Harris and Dylan Kleblod, how their parents raised them did not solely cause them to act out in such a violent manner. An array of issues triggered these young adults to respond viscously. As parents and aspiring parent, our primary objective is to provide our children with the tools to approach the world and to catch them when they fall, not to fight the world for them.