OPINION: ‘Thirteen Tears’ — Rachel Scott’s story

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By Randy Patrick

Rachel Scott was having lunch with a friend outside Columbine High School on April 20, 1999 when classmates Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris approached and fired several gunshots, wounding them. As Rachel tried to crawl away, Harris lifted her by her hair and asked, “Do you believe in God?”

“You know I do,” she answered.

“Then go be with him,” he said, and shot her in the head.

She was the first to die in the horror that was only beginning.

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