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Joining us now by phone is best -- she lost her child her daughter Rachel in the Columbine shooting her son.
Survived Beth thank you very much for being here.
We need your perspective as well today.
Your thoughts as we as we wonder what these parents are going for it.
Well my -- -- was doing.
But that bit of bamboo it killed baby and visit the pit baby.
Despite apparent smoke there as they're not gonna know what bit of a lot -- time I think.
With that Columbine shooting.
Quick -- Bankrate divide that rate to hit and it was like it was kind but it was very real and by the time it was -- -- and get.
It didn't really know that it happened in my kind of block out the pain of math and English get back.
At least eight year possibly board there was times when I guess was going to -- -- -- -- Rachel and also having to deal with very emotionally crippled yet they have.
Out because took his friends died -- decided he witnessed all of the violence that's been.
Only if -- haven't -- if mr.
but the first but it was killed so.
My heart rate.
I my heartbreak he.
I think you know like these parents.
The number of corporate Belmont and then not much you can do -- -- And the -- -- -- -- -- a little child like this but it did it make it very angry and extremely break.
I mean it in the same way that your daughter and your son we're totally defenseless.
These children were totally defenseless I mean the most defenseless you -- fight really on this earth little five year old sitting in the classroom just trying to learn.
And one presumes that their teacher.
Is also dead but we don't know that I shouldn't presume that but.
We are told that there are 26.
Innocent victims in all of this -- including the eighteen children.
-- is there any.
Did you find happiness again.
You know glad we did but it it -- but speculator but they're big -- come daybreak you don't cry out there.
Biggest company days -- -- -- that severe pain of lost.
Is it so evident.
And it is not the penetrated -- not despite it if they.
But it takes but a lot had it -- that -- I do want to offer hope that right now -- parent can't imagine.
I hope all they called it they understand is the Compaq -- the law can't.
Even though people are so kind -- you know -- a bit better the truth is that's not a reality to camp at this point kind.
It it will be it a reality for a very long time because -- -- get -- me.
And it will it it does but it took years to get there it is -- -- what I'd have to get it talked about Rachel I -- talk about it without.
Burst into tears.
-- that has led a big ocean come up.
And and we found some good things to do we channel our energy at our our anger but -- it happened.
And I have been tested positive with school program that they like that that we were able to take.
That -- legacy and use -- percent very possibly.
But it is very important.
But these children are too little -- To have any anything like that what these parents typically amber is so there's little -- is -- -- You know -- little moment -- do children -- It's going to be extremely difficult a lot about how hard is -- broken but they have.
It is broken I respected if -- got a -- there's.
There's no short -- there's -- no shortcut to getting through.
-- that at this -- just.
Now does anybody who can who can do something Beth maybe it's somebody like you maybe get somebody who has been through it who -- walk through the pain as they say.
And gotten -- the other side.
I know Columbine happened.
-- thirteen years ago now yes it is so expense -- time but.
There is some comfort in.
Victims of tragedy to see others who have been through -- who have emerged and found some sort of peace in some sort of happiness and we appreciate you.
Giving us the perspective that that is at least.
Possible for the victims of the families of the victims of these tragedies that thank you so much and all the best you and your family.
There's a lot of.
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