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Monday, August 16, 1999 Published at 17:25 GMT 18:25 UK


World: Americas

Picture gallery: Back to school at Columbine



It was a day of remembrance and solidarity as the pupils of Columbine High School in Colorado returned to school following the shooting of 15 people four months ago.


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It was an emotional return to the scene of the tragedy - but the school had been extensively refurbished.


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"We are Columbine" was the message of solidarity on pupils' shirts.



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Parents lined up outside the school to screen pupils from press and and television cameras.


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Pupil Lance Kirklin bore scars where he had been hit by a bullet on the day of the killings.


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The return to school followed a weekend Christian rally.




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