She did a masterful job at both. In the essay, Klebold said her son left early for school on the day of the shootings. I had no idea that I had just heard his voice for the last time.
A Klebold family spokeswoman said there would be no further statements. And so in order to understand what he might have been thinking, I started to learn all I could about suicide.
Twenty-four others were injured in the melee and the resulting panic to escape. They gave depositions in a lawsuit filed by families of the victims, but a judge in sealed them for 20 years after the lawsuit was settled out of court.
The column format limited it to about words, but Brooks chose them wisely. These are the only known meetings between the parents of the killers and victims. It will be outlined here. In the first detailed public remarks by any parent of the two Columbine killers, Susan Klebold says she had no idea her son was suicidal until she read his journals after the high school massacre.
None of the prominent psychologists I worked with on the case expected the Harris or Klebold parents to hold great surprises. Linda and her husband Tom met with the Harrises and Tom also met with the Klebolds.
They considered that possible, but not probable. I find Sue credible and sincere. I find that absurd.
It had two primary topics, which just happen to be the two I get asked about the parents most: They killed 12 students and a teacher in a shooting rampage that ended in their own suicides.
Bob met with both the Harris and Klebold parents. Wondering why he was in such a hurry when he could have slept another 20 minutes, I poked my head out of the bedroom. In her essay, Susan Klebold wrote about her own struggle to reconcile the son she loved with the horror he caused.
We can wish she and Tom had some magic insights, but the reality is that the vast majority of teen suicides take their parents by surprise—whether or not they kill other people on the way out. His voice had sounded sharp. It was based on a long conversation Brooks had with Tom and Sue Klebold.
It is an incisive, empathetic column, not to be missed. She said she had "no inkling" how sick her son was. When I first saw copied pages of these writings, they broke my heart.
Dylan Klebold is shown in a yearbook photo from Columbine High School. However, if you dig a bit—and I certainly have—some really useful information has come to light about them.
I would earnestly love to learn more from them but I understand their position. Dylan changed everything I believed about myself, about God, about family, and about love.Oct 11, · DENVER — The mother of Columbine killer Dylan Klebold says she has been studying suicide in the decade since the high school massacre but had no idea that her son was suicidal until she read his journals after his death.
Susan Klebold's essay in next month's issue of O, the Oprah Magazine, is the. Mar 17, · Subject: Re: Title and Release Date of Susan Klebold's Book Announced Today Fri Jan 29, pm: I preordered this last July.
I'll let you guys know how it is. I'm sure I'll read it in nearly one seating Subject: Re: Title and Release Date of Susan Klebold's Book Announced Today Sun Jul 24, am He wrote about this. Oct 11, · This video is unavailable. Watch Queue Queue. Watch Queue Queue. Susan Klebold said she wrote the article because she came to understand her son’s death as a suicide and she hoped, she wrote, “that, by reading my experience, someone will see what I missed.”.
Oct 14, · I know that I could just by the Oprah magazine. But I really don't want that magazine, and would just like to read that ultimedescente.com: Resolved. Eric Harris & Dylan Klebold. Long after I created the first draft of this page Susan Klebold's essay for So this page is somewhat moot: you should just go read Sue's excellent book, and/or google the many interviews she did when it came out.Download