Claire is a freshman at Arapahoe High School, in Centennial, Colorado — site of last week’s horror. I’m providing a link to her essay. This was sent to me by my bother, whose daughter is the “Jessica” referenced in the essay. It’s very well written; it is gripping; it has wonderful insights … and great advice to all of us.
When I woke up December 13, 2013, I was ready for a regular Friday. I had no idea that I would be presented with a situation that would test my emotions in ways I never knew possible…in ways I never would have dreamed of.