Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Or are they? View 2 comments. MS not electing African-Americans. Craig Scott, a student who was also in the library during the massacre, told investigators that he had heard one of the shooters ask a victim whether or not they believed in God during the shooting, and the victim answer "Yes. I disagree with a lot of the personal choices that Misty and her husband, Brad, made throughout the book, especially when it came to She Said Yes: The Unlikely Martyrdom of Cassie Bernall by Misty Bernall is the story of Cassie Bernall, and how she was brave enough to stand up for her faith in the face of literal terror and death. This book really made me think about what I would say if I was in that situation and also where I stand with god. Jun 01, Dave Cullen rated it really liked it. The book reached No. I feel terrible saying that and only giving it one star, but as someone who is interested in the victims of the Columbine tragedy, I found it to be disappointing. But maybe we are erring too much on the side of concern and sympathy, and [Salon News] sort of forced the issue. There was no time for words between them. She unapologetically recounts how she meddled in her daughter's life, going to such lengths as to grievously violate Cassie's privacy by reading her personal correspondence and, worse, to isolate her from her friends, and yet this woman has the balls to carry on as though it's everybody's fault but her own that Cassie was so depressed and angry and alienated and hated her parents so much she talked about killing them.
She Said Yes is an amazing book! Epic fail. Emily Wyant, the little girl under the table with Cassie when it happened, came forward. Now Schnurr herself has confirmed that story. Feb 05, Kristin rated it really liked it. Val was riddled with shotgun pellets up and down her arms and torso. It was reported that Bernall had been asked whether or not she believed in God before being shot during the massacre. He reloaded, but didn't shoot again.
Friend Reviews. Now,as a adult it's moved me in different ways because now I understand what I didn't back then. There is a whole lot here to love. I disagree with a lot of the personal choices that Misty and her husband, Brad, made throughout the book, especially when it came to She Said Yes: The Unlikely Martyrdom of Cassie Bernall by Misty Bernall is the story of Cassie Bernall, and how she was brave enough to stand up for her faith in the face of literal terror and death. Very well written. It is inconsistent with the one we received from her and her parents earlier. The paper actually ran two articles that day, one promoting the book's release and the other enthusiastically reporting on the surge in Christian youth recruitment inspired by the story. Cassie looked desperate, holding her hands up against the sides of her face. But perhaps everyone was too blinded by the recent tragedy to criticize it. I highly recommend that everyone read this.
She Said Yes: The Unlikely Martyrdom of Cassie Bernall by Misty Bernall
- She was just thinking about 'I want to tell the truth.
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- It's appalling.
- The Post's Evan Dreyer admitted to conflicted feelings about tackling the controversy over Bernall's martyrdom.
Wyant, who survived the Columbine massacre April 20, told the FBI months ago that the famous "unlikely martyrdom of Cassie Bernall," immortalized in a best-selling book by Cassie's mom, Misty, never happened. But it wasn't until Sept. How did the paper react so quickly, with a detailed, never-before-public account of Bernall's death, a day after the new revelations? Sources at the paper confirm that the details weren't actually new at all: They'd been sitting on the story for quite some time. The News ran the article nearly five months after obtaining the true story from Wyant, and two weeks after running news stories promoting the release of "She Said Yes: The Unlikely Martyrdom of Cassie Bernall" -- news stories that presented the account of Bernall's martyrdom as fact. The Denver Post didn't get its new Bernall stories into print until Saturday. It followed up on Tuesday, after the paper was able to interview Valeen Schnurr, the young Columbine student who was asked by one of the killers if she believed in God -- after she'd been shot. But the Post had been aware of rumors that the Bernall story was not true earlier than that, though it had not confirmed them, according to assistant city editor Evan Dreyer. The belated media outing of the truth about Cassie Bernall raises questions about why the story took so long to find its way into print. Misty Bernall's book landed on the Publishers Weekly bestseller list at No. The story has inspired a massive surge in Christian youth groups' recruitment around the country and overseas. Emily Wyant watched with disbelief as the Bernall myth mushroomed. Why are they saying that? The girl kept waiting for investigators or news reporters to refute the myth, so she would not have to come forward herself. Wyant is the only living person who actually witnessed Bernall's death. She was hiding beneath a table right beside Cassie when it happened. And she can't remember anything being said," Wyant explained. As the Rocky Mountain News reported Sept. After the gunmen rushed in, the girls crouched beneath a table together, and Cassie began praying aloud: "Dear God.
She Said Yes: The Unlikely Martyrdom of Cassie Bernall
Wikimedia Cassie Bernall. The Columbine High School massacre of sent shockwaves across America and forced an saix nation to try to wrestle with unanswerable questions. How could two teenage boys commit such horrific acts of violence? Where did we go wrong? Is the world a chaotic pit with no fundamental meaning, or God-given direction?
The girl who said yes. Who said "Yes"?
It was reported that Victoria justice masturbating had been asked whether or not she believed in God before being shot during the massacre. However, Dave Cullen, in his book Columbineconcludes Tbe the person asked about their belief in God was Valeen Schnurr, who survived the shooting. In it, Misty describes her daughter's turbulent teenage life, spiritual conversion and Christian faith. Cassie was born to Misty and Brad Bernall on November 6, Along with her brother Chris, she The girl who said yes brought up in a Christian home. According to her parents, she rebelled as a young teenager and began using drugs and alcohol. Her parents state that at one point Cassie became suicidal. Her mother found letters in her bedroom discussing her thoughts aaid killing her parents, and they decided to send her to a new school, Columbine High Schoolfor firl new siad. A year and a half before her death, Cassie decided to go on a weekend church retreat and restored her faith. Her father Brad said "When she came back from that retreat, she was an entirely different person.
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Sep 16, - Cassie's mother Misty Bernall wrote a bestseller: She Said Yes: The A young girl did profess her faith in God at gunpoint, but she lived to tell. To ask other readers questions about She Said Yes, please sign up. .. A 17 year old girl by the name of Cassie Bernall was one of the 13 killed along with. Cassie Bernall, The girl that said "yes" at the Columbine shooting.
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