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I Hate Seeing Shootings Happen At Schools

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 228 People

    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 know that their kid has 10 machine guns, homemade bombs, sawed off shotguns, ect... It's got to start at home before it gets...
    jamtwo68 jamtwo68 36-40, M Jan 20, 2008

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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 don't have anywhere to turn, so they lash out.  Perhaps if teachers take a more active role in making sure these students are...
    rainbowlicious7 rainbowlicious7 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 20, 2008

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    Why? The Question That Is Never Completetely Answered

    I haven't had a proper nights sleep in who knows how long and now I am strait up hallucinating Which is cool but annoying because it is getting to the point where I can't trust what I'm seeing as real. >.> Makes life into a giant guessing game. Is it real or is it just my brain...
    LightYagami LightYagami 18-21, M Dec 20, 2012

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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 bullied or victimized in some way. A person should never become a shooter, and they shouldn't take out their pain on anyone else. I...
    Semety Semety 18-21, F Jan 20, 2008

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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. Then the whole school got evacuated, but nobody else got hurt. It was in the news papers for weeks and it was even on TV.
    GrueneRose GrueneRose 22-25 Jan 22, 2008

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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 all.
    olfinsdottir olfinsdottir 19-21, F Jan 20, 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 but the school let this man in and he shoot some kids and then killed himself!
    storywriter999 storywriter999 13-15, F Apr 8, 2012

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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 happened then but know too. ok, one everyone was rying and acting all sad which was ok because it was a sad presentation...
    1girl1 1girl1 16-17 Jan 17, 2009

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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 for. and those parents who suffer their loses...it is all so tragic!
    madamoiselle madamoiselle 16-18, F Aug 19, 2008

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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 amazing. the book is a fictional account of a school shooting that fells so much more real than anything you see on...
    eyes eyes 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 14, 2007

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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 history, the sandy hook elementary killings. It was a sad day for America because we lost so much innocent young children and teachers due...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 29, 2013

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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. How low do you have to stoop to have to look at Serbia and see that the gun law there works better than the US approach?! Just get rid of the guns...
    themanoflegends themanoflegends 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 16, 2013

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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. Perhaps the most tragic thing is that the perpetrator almost always dies by his own hand before it is over, leaving the families to...
    LostInTheWoulds LostInTheWoulds 46-50, M 3 Responses Dec 14, 2012

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    New Era?

    I discussed this with several friends who are roughly the same age as me. We could not recall things like the Connecticut school shooting, or the Colorado cinema shooting happening back in the 1960s and 1970s. If anyone recalls comparable events from that era, please refresh my...
    HStoner HStoner 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 15, 2012

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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 shootings, now Newtown. When I picked her up from daycare that Friday, I told her about the Newtown shooting, as I knew she hadn't heard about it...
    davedaddykh1 davedaddykh1 46-50, M 4 Responses Dec 17, 2012

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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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    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 soon after. It was hard and sad for everyone. Mostly because no one knew how much pain he was really in that lead up...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Oct 14, 2007

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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 school shooting of its own. If it wasn't for someone that said something. There have been way to many school shootings sense 1999. Its...
    ac1986 ac1986 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 14, 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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    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 would be much easier. 
    ElLagarto ElLagarto 56-60, M 49 Responses Jan 21, 2008

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    Perhaps The Words From A Child Lost In The Connecticut Elemetary School Shooting

                                                  Please don't cry, we're okay.                                                We went on a field trip today...
    1greywolf 1greywolf 46-50 2 Responses Dec 16, 2012

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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 went back to school a few days afterwards. It got out that i had been there. And alot of people made fun or said i was facking...
    Ghostoftheoldme Ghostoftheoldme 18-21, F Nov 22, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Not just that i hate anyone hurting. I dont think anyone deserves such cruelty and pain and if i saw someone down i would encourage them to get back up and if they refuse i wont...
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto 13-15, M Nov 27

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    Two great friends of mine made such a good couple, and now they're breaking up because he cheated on her. I really hate it when friends break up because it's hard not to be dragged...
    AJM95W AJM95W 18-21, F Dec 3

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    never jealous that's for certain but when I see someone who just takes what they have for granted (relationships, cars, people, finances, etc). I don't get it! how could they be so...
    Mystique91 Mystique91 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    The actions we think help often hurt
    renguard renguard 16-17, M Nov 30

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    **** you and your happiness. :P
    aFuzzyBlouw aFuzzyBlouw 18-21, M Dec 7

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    I hate seeing people upset or hurt. I'm very sensitive to other people's feelings and I always want to make people happy. It can be a great personality trait, but also a flaw.
    CaliginousHeart CaliginousHeart 18-21, F Dec 3

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    I hate seeing people unhappy yet I'm fine with myself being so unhappy
    NathanielShu NathanielShu 13-15, M Dec 2

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    I had lived a very tough life. We are poor. I encountered bullying, discrimination, have been mocked and my father hates me. He even denied that I am his daughter and he seldom...
    kiendy123 kiendy123 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 8

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    I hate being poor... I hate it when I have to save my money for my next week allowance... I hate it when we don't have any television or dvd...I hate it when we have no money to...
    kiendy123 kiendy123 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 1

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    Actually I don’t think I have hated anyone ever. But if I have done, it was my father. He was the most pathetic turd piece of meat I’ve ever known. My grandma told me that...
    tazx tazx 46-50, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    My inbox is a total effin shittt show. I cannot go through all my private messages. I cannot. A little background: So I go through weird phases that are equivalent to what people...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Links for anyone interested Cops murder Kelly Thomas, a gentle homeless man with schizophrenia, because they didn't want him sitting in that area and threatened to “f--- him up...
    Triundi Triundi 26-30, M 4 Responses Dec 3

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    Before you go up and about on me for this experience posting, I am 100% Vietnamese too. Technically I'm Vietnamese-American, and yes, I'm young, about 19. What I am referring to is...
    DarkFireMoon DarkFireMoon 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    So I have been talking to this guy for over a year now. We were close at one point but ended up just as friends. (Never had sex, just want to put that out there) We have been...
    WrongPage WrongPage 18-21, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    It's been almost 7 months now since my injury. June 13th, 2014 has changed my life for what seems like forever. Doctors still do not have a clue what is wrong with my foot, all we...
    kbarber kbarber 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    I don’t like giving up on people i don’t like believing that some people will never learn to get along i refuse to give up. Hate me love me i don’t really care, or at least i...
    Autumnflowers Autumnflowers 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    So another occasion. For a high school requirement, everyone had to deliver notes to classes sometimes. I had it happen twice. I feared it so much. I knew how much I was hated, I...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Nov 21

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    I'm moving schools on monday. So scared. I am friends with quite a few people there, one of which knows about my SD, but I can't stop worrying about what will happen if they find...
    EmberFlame EmberFlame 13-15, F Nov 29

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    to those of you whom this concerns, you are sheep and we are the shepherds waking you up from this daydream, we tell u that you may as well just use your life in a different way...
    kieth1994 kieth1994 18-21, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    My parents should've not let me and my nanny share the same room. I hate that I have no privacy and I have to adjust because of her. Like I cannot study or watch dramas in my room...
    Spencer024 Spencer024 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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      And I hate beach and mountains too I don't like a thing about the city, no, no And I, I, I, hate the countryside too! (definitely not my words... anyone know it? anyone...
    MrBeardtastic MrBeardtastic 31-35, M 6 mins ago

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    So it appears with a few minutes left in the 4th quarter and Alabama holding onto a lead in the Iron Bowl against Auburn they will most likely win again. I hate Alabama. No it's...
    ThereIsNoName ThereIsNoName 31-35, F Nov 29

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    I absolutely hate when people think that just cause they are in a position of authority that they can just treat people like dirt, and then demand respect and worship. I think not...
    ratburn ratburn 18-21 Dec 3

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    There's being busy and not being able to get back to me, and then there's blatantly ignoring me. I hate the second one SO F***ING MUCH. I try to talk to you, be friends with you...
    CountryQueen623 CountryQueen623 18-21, F 9 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I Hate When Guys Dont Answer.. Wtf? You Start The Conversation And When I Reply You Don't Answer. And When You See Them, They're Like "Oh? What Text?" Mhhmm. ._.
    Eriannaa Eriannaa 13-15, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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