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I Hate Seeing Shootings Happen At Schools

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    I Know What Its Like.. - I saw a shooting no it wasnt at school. It was a my hometown mall. I was just a stand by but it did effect me. It happened about a year ago. And when i...
    Ghostoftheoldme Ghostoftheoldme 18-21, F Nov 22, 2012

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    Schools Shootings - Schools shootings are scary.  What goes into those peoples mind doing the deed? 
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Aug 14, 2011

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    Give a Boy a Gun - I hate seeing them happen anywhere, but schools are supposed to be a sanctuary. There is a book called "Give a Boy a Gun" by Todd Strasser it is...
    eyes eyes 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 14, 2007

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     I Have the Means to Figh... -  I have the means to fight if I have to, but I love peace and hate seeing this sort of thing.
    dildobaggins dildobaggins 26-30, M Jan 21, 2008

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    :'( - i just dont understand why it happens :'(
    ForeverAutumn ForeverAutumn 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 17, 2008

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    This Must Not Become The "new Normal". - I have a daughter in 5th grade. We had a shooting in the high school up the street the first day of school this year, then the Aurora...
    davedaddykh1 davedaddykh1 46-50, M 4 Responses Dec 17, 2012

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    It Happened In My City - when I lived back in germany, a shooting happened in my city. Thank god it wasn't my school. A guy shot himself and his teacher in front of the class...
    GrueneRose GrueneRose 22-25 Jan 22, 2008

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    Condolences (connecticut 12/14/12) - I loved life as a kid.I didn't know what was out there, I didn't have a developed enough mind to think my way through, and growing up with no...
    superficialife superficialife 22-25, F Dec 15, 2012

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    I Remember The One In Colorado - I was just a seventh grader when the school shooting in Colorado happened. I still remember that school shooting. My jr high school almost had a...
    ac1986 ac1986 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2012

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    I Think It's Sad That Kids... - I think it's sad that kids aren't made to feel welcome in a school environment.  Most of the shooters have been kids who are made fun of and...
    rainbowlicious7 rainbowlicious7 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 20, 2008

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    It's Sad Not Only Because ... - It's sad not only because of the people who get hurt, but because of all the things that must have happened to lead up to it. So many shooters were...
    Semety Semety 18-21, F Jan 20, 2008

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    Despite Their Educational Value - I agree. I hate to see shootings take place at schools.  I think it would be so much better if they held them at the Car Wash, cleaning up...
    ElLagarto ElLagarto 56-60, M 49 Responses Jan 21, 2008

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    Have You Heard About That Shooting In A School - In re we were talking about a shooting that happened in a school, I don't know if it was a first, a middle or a secondery school...
    storywriter999 storywriter999 13-15, F Apr 8, 2012

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    It's A Mad World We Live In Today - If there's anything I hate it has to be school shootings, last year in December of 2012 we had one of the worst school shootings in American...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 29, 2013

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    Perhaps The Words From A Child Lost In The Connecticut Elemetary School Shooting -                                               Please...
    1greywolf 1greywolf 46-50 2 Responses Dec 16, 2012

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    Just Ban The Stupid Guns And Be Done With It! - -That's all there is to it. Look at Germany. They have the strictest gun laws and it works for them. Look at Serbia. Yes, Serbia...
    themanoflegends themanoflegends 22-25, M 4 Responses Jan 16, 2013

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    My Junior Year - There was a boy that, as the bell rang, stood up and shot himself in the head. A friend of mine that was in the class placed her hands over his wounds but he died...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Oct 14, 2007

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    Of Course i Hate That. ... - Of course I hate that. It's horrible, and I wish it never happened again. I actually wish there where no shootings in the world at...
    olfinsdottir olfinsdottir 19-21, F Jan 20, 2008

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    Tragic - schools are meant to be one of those places where you are supposed to be at ease and comfortable in. and to see these things happen...it takes away what a school stands...
    madamoiselle madamoiselle 16-18, F Aug 19, 2008

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    Its All So Sad On So Many Levels - Most of the perpetrators, if not all, were abused in some way as children, which does not excuse their actions, but makes it all the more tragic...
    LostInTheWoulds LostInTheWoulds 46-50, M 3 Responses Dec 14, 2012

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    Where Are the Parents? - One thing I cannot understand is where are the parents of these kids,  anyone care whats going on in their kids lives anymore? How could anyone not...
    jamtwo68 jamtwo68 36-40, M Jan 20, 2008

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    Rachels Challenge - ok where do i start, something freaky happened to me a few months ago, that rachels challenge thing came to my school, and it was terrible, and nnot just what...
    1girl1 1girl1 16-17 Jan 17, 2009

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    Why what goes in his mind I wanted to go to a school and my dad spoke his mind and said kids schools be in the same school and that man is an idiot he is well I guess my dad I...
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    Here are a couple: The Lone Ranger (2013) (I had fun with it. Sure, it wasn't perfect, but I didn't expect it to be) The Happening (2008) (In my defense, I was expecting the...
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M Mar 27

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    To be honest, I just can't stand seeing happy couples being luvy in public these days. Not that I hate luv, it's just been a hard few years. Earlier I posted bout me not trusting...