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Creating a chain reaction

A family finds a message of kindness after tragic loss

 

January 26, 2019

Karla Pomeroy

The Worland Middle School banner has names of students who signed up to accept Rachel's Challenges that were presented during a program Wednesday at the school.

WORLAND - Larry Scott lost his niece Rachel in the April 20, 1999, Columbine High School shooting.

He nearly lost his nephew Craig and his daughter Sarah, both who were in the line of fire of the two teenaged shooters that day. Sarah was ushered out of the cafeteria by Dave Sanders, the only teacher who was killed on that tragic day.

Scott spoke with parents and community members Thursday night as part of the Rachel's Challenge program that the Worland school district brought to Worland Middle School and Worland High School. He said he is the only member of the family who speaks to student...



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