2093 people arrived at Columbine high school on April 20, 1999. 13 people never left school alive. Many more were wounded physically and emotionally after that fateful day. Two high-school seniors, Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris, enacted an all-out assault on Columbine High School during the middle of the school day. The siege went on for 5 hours and 10 mins. It ended by Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris shooting themselves in the head. The boys' planned to kill hundreds of their peers. Armed with guns such as two sawn off 12-gauge shotguns, two 9 mm pistols, A rifle, knives, and nearly 100 bombs, these two boys walked the hallways and killed. The haunting question remains: why did they do it?
Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris were both intelligent boys, came from solid homes with two parents, and had older brothers. In elementary school, Klebold and Harris had both played in sports such as baseball and soccer. Both enjoyed working with computers. Like many around us.
The boys met each other while attending Ken Caryl Middle School in 1993.
According to journals, notes, and videos that Klebold and Harris left to be discovered, Klebold had been thinking of committing suicide as early as 1997 and they both had begun thinking about a large massacre as early as April 1998 - a full year before the actual event.
By then, the two had already run into some trouble. On January 30, 1998, Klebold and Harris were arrested for breaking into a van. As part of their plea agreement, the two began a juvenile diversion program in April 1998. Since they were first-time offenders, this program allowed them to remove the event from their record if they could successfully complete the program. So, for eleven months, the two attended workshops, spoke to counselors, worked on volunteer projects, and convinced everyone that they were sincerely sorry about the break-in. However, during the entire time, Klebold and Harris were making plans for a large-scale massacre at their high...