Personal Narrative: The Columbine High School

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I was raised in the Columbine High School community of Littleton, Colorado, a community that had already suffered a major school shooting tragedy. “Columbine” was something my older siblings talked about, something people were still healing from but something I was too young to understand. That is until February 23, 2010 when my innocence escaped me. It had been the end of a typical middle school day when I gathered my things and headed for the door. I remember being startled when my heart started to pound and the Holy Ghost urged me to move quickly into the bus. I listened and moved faster as I looked back towards the school. Gun shots began, backpacks dropped and kids scattered to hide behind random cars and in nearby neighborhoods. Chaos
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