They Call Me Mr. De: The Story of Columbine's Heart, Resilience, and Recovery, 1st Edition

  • Frank DeAngelis
  • Published By: Dave Burgess Consultingy
  • ISBN-10: 1949595072
  • ISBN-13: 9781949595079
  • DDC: 373.178209
  • 268 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released June 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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After the tragic shootings April 20, 1999 that left thirteen dead, Frank DeAngelis mourned with the Columbine community. He vowed to never forget those who were murdered and dedicated his life and career to helping his students - his kids - recover. He committed to staying on as principal to help the students and the community heal. Columbine was his family. For the first time since the event that rocked the nation and forever changed his life, DeAngelis offers a personal narrative of tragedy, hope, and resilience. He walks readers through the school on the day of the shooting and openly shares the struggles he and the community endured in the months and years that followed. Offering insights on leadership under pressure and on how to rebuild a community after the unimaginable happens, this book will inspire readers as it equips them to become better leaders themselves.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Introduction: The Last Commencement.
1: Where Have You Gone, Joe DiMaggio?.
2: College … and Beyond.
3: Columbine: Early Days.
4: The Big Office.
5: April 20, 1999.
6: Aftermath.
7: The Thirteen.
8: The Killers.
9: Recovery.
10: Changes.
11: Our Hearts Will Go On.
12: Hate Is Too Great a Burden to Bear.
13: Reeling, Recovering.
14: She’s Oprah.
15: The Eye of the Tiger.
16: A Club Nobody Wanted to Join.
17: The Last Time.
18: Telling the Story.
19: Something Good from Something Bad.
20: Leadership.
21: Gun Rights … and Wrongs.
22: Preventive Measures.
23: State of Public Education.
24: From the Columbine Memorial.
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