"One girl who knew Eric Harris said that he was the sweetest guy she had ever met and that he solicitously attempted to cheer her up when she was depressed." (May have been Melissa Snowdon)
Mother of Nicole Markham(8794)
"She did relate that Eric Harris was really funny."
"Spoke briefly about Harris being funny."
She did not think Harris was ridiculed because Harris had a lot of friends.
Dan Fleener(5558 )
Teacher, said Harris was “nice, respectful, compliant, good student, bright.”
"Kulesza said he never saw any hints that Harris might someday turn violent. ‘I saw ….him getting hit on the soccer field. He wouldn’t get angry, try to do anything, he’d just get up, shrug it off, not even given any nasty looks.’ Kulesza said. ‘That’s why I’m shocked becasue I knew him as a nice guy. Harris was sociable wtih other team members. … He wasn’t aggressive or overbearing… My impression was that anybody could have gotten along with him."
Jesse Boyer(SDUT 4-2-99)
"He was a jock for so long." Boyer said. "Now he was into Nazi stuff."
Lydia Shofner(LAT, 4-22-99)
"Eric was a real nice guy. I know it sounds strange to say it, …. but to portray him as this maniac isn’t right."
Klebold was a nice guy, Harris(who always wore a beret(?)) had a very dark side.
Harris was nice, but everything he wrote was really dark.
Harris was prejudiced and “also very hateful”
Dated Harris, said he “hated life and people”
Harris’ creative writings were always about war or killings.
In summer of ‘98, Harris changed his manner of dress and the music he listened to.
In one of his essays Harris wrote about being a shotgun pellet entering a body. He started wearing a trenchcoat in January of ‘99.
She suspended Harris over the hacking incident. She said he took it well as he continued to talk to her.
Says Harris had been given the nickname of “Du hast” (German for ‘you hate’).
Harris went to halloween party as the Unabomber.
Says Harris was punched in the face by Dan Lab(aka ‘pretty boy’) back in ‘98
Says Harris fought with Cale Kennedy.
Says Harris shot out garage window with a BBgun at Brook Brown’s house.
"stated that Harris appeared to always be angry"
Says Harris “much more angry”.
Says Harris always looked angry and in a hurry.
Said Harris was quiet, closed-up, and bitter.
Harris very withdrawn in the class they shared.
Harris was very quiet in their class and not very friendly.
"Knew Harris from French class but Harris segregated himself, only associating with the trench coat mafia."
Scott Rathbun(5058 )
In the middle of Harris’ junior year he became introverted and got to the point that he did not talk to people. “Eric was an outcast because he chose to be….he became very introverted and anti-social with just about everyone except Klebold.”
"This year, Harris has acted like he did not even know Bragazzi and would not respond if she said hello."
Harris gave her an evil stare for 5-10 minutes at the after-prom party.
He felt intimidated by Harris, who stared at him, which he said was a common tactic of the TCM.
Nathan Wittkorp(aka Red)(13633)
Associate, says Eric Harris ‘really got weird’ in last six months.
"This year Harris turned ‘weird’."
Harris seemed ‘unstable’
BJ co-worker Harris “often seemed paranoid”
Harris bought his GI Joe dolls so he could destroy them by shooting them with a BB gun, impale them, wrap fishing line around their necks.
Says Harris talked of suicide because he was picked on.
Redacted person on hit list(10264)
Harris relentlessly teased by kids in gym class.
"when Harris backed into his car Harris had become angry and started to shake and pound on his steering wheel"
Says Harris got angry after minor car accident in Jan ‘99
Evans McClaugherty(2038 )
Bumped into Harris who became angry and pushing ensued. Evans told that he should “watch his back.”
Said Harris and the TCM began picking on people in Jan’ of ‘99-
Says Harris picked on freshmen.
Says Harris waved a shotgun at him back in July 4 of ‘98
A wrestler, says he had problems with Harris and Klebold in the past; says Harris wanted to fight him in the parking lot of the school back in ‘98. (Then, in another interview the next day, says he never had an argument with H or K(??))
Saw Haris on 4-20 at the top of the outside stairs. “Eric was scary, looked really pissed off.”