Columbine High School Principal Frank DeAngelis never thought his suburban community would be in headlines and on TV news segments relating to shootings. Then, on April 20, 1999, he found himself in a hallway wondering what it was going to feel like to be shot as two gunmen fired weapons in the school for 45 minutes. "Every time someone said to me, 'I know what you're going through,' I'd try to be polite, but said, 'You have no clue what I went through. You did not walk over dead bodies. You did not see shots fired your way, so don't tell me,"' DeAngelis said Wednesday night in an emotional and blunt description of the mass shooting at his Colorado school and the struggle to move forward. "They just don't know what to say." More.
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