Columbine High School Massacre Discussion Forum

A place to discuss the Columbine High School Massacre along with other school shootings and crimes.
Anyone interested in researching, learning, discussing and debating with us, please come join our community!
 
HomeHome  PortalPortal  CalendarCalendar  FAQFAQ  SearchSearch  MemberlistMemberlist  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  
Share | 
 

 Sue Klebold's Canadian Interview

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
joeyjoejoe



Posts : 10
Join date : 2015-03-07

PostSubject: Sue Klebold's Canadian Interview    Sun Feb 14, 2016 7:57 pm

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
Back to top Go down
View user profile
LPorter101

avatar

Posts : 1892
Join date : 2013-12-01

PostSubject: Re: Sue Klebold's Canadian Interview    Sun Feb 14, 2016 8:32 pm

She's making the rounds, isn't she?

_________________
Why does anyone do anything?
Back to top Go down
View user profile
sororityalpha

avatar

Posts : 3173
Join date : 2013-03-22
Location : Canada

PostSubject: Re: Sue Klebold's Canadian Interview    Sun Feb 14, 2016 9:42 pm


Some notes from the article:

Sue: Dylan volunteered at a Day Care Centre.


Reporter: Do you blame the police?

Sue: I don’t blame anyone for anything. I keep going back to the fact that Columbine hadn’t happened yet and we were a different people 17 years ago than we are now. I think that’s true for the police too, and for schools. There was a lot of naïveté in those days.


Sue: I believe in my heart very strongly that Dylan and Eric were also victims of the tragedy they helped create, victims because of their own malfunctioning thinking.


Reporter: From financial ruin to being perceived as “the worst mother in the world,” as you put it, you’ve lost a great deal more than your son. Have you come to terms with the loss of your previous identity?

Sue: I think so. Before Columbine happened, I very often defined myself by what other people thought of me. I think a lot of women tend to do that. Afterwards some people vilified me and hated me, and there were some people who perceived me as superhuman because I survived this. My therapist pointed out to me that both of those perceptions are equally false. You can’t get upset by what people say about you if it’s bad, any more than you can be elated by someone else’s overestimation of you as a human being. She said, “You are just a blank movie screen and people are projecting onto you what they want to believe, and the important thing is to try to be who you are, love yourself, understand yourself, accept yourself.”


Reporter: What’s one of your favourite memories of him?

Sue: His whole childhood to me was this golden blur of cuddliness, and precociousness, and giggliness. Oh my gosh, I remember one time we were traveling and we stopped at a hotel after being in the car all day, so he was very rambunctious. In the hotel room there were two beds, and he started jumping on them like a frog. He jumped on one and went “Ribbit, ribbit” then jumped to the next, “Ribbit, ribbit”—he was so adorable, so funny. I could keep you here all day telling you things I remember.




_________________
Just When I Thought I Was Out, They Pull Me Back In!
Back to top Go down
View user profile
 
Sue Klebold's Canadian Interview
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Interview with Frank Bourne December 1936. Now read by his grandson, Mr Douglas Bourne.
» Radio interview with Lt Col Bourne
» Character Interview/Fun Facts Thread
» Marnie Kaleen's Interview
» Interview for Luke Stevenson

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Columbine High School Massacre Discussion Forum :: Columbine High School Massacre Discussion Forum :: Documents, evidence, and videos-
Jump to: