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Dylan Klebold's Journal

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With the help of several people, and after dumping several days into transcribing, checking, and coding, Dylan Klebold's personal journal entries can be found below. Some include images that Dylan sketched. Some contain disturbing content. I noticed while working on them that Dylan used the chaos symbol to represent fate. I'm not sure if this is because he thought of them as being the same in his world or if he was just using the symbol mistakenly.

Dylan's journal is not as angry and rebellious as that of Eric Harris. Dylan's entries, spanning from 1997 to 1999, tend toward depression, romantic prose, and self-loathing. It's clear from what he writes that he sees himself as a dangerous and undesirable individual, alone and outcast. Grim stuff to read but it does shed a lot of light on what Dylan was thinking and going through in the years preceding the shootings. You can see the actual pages in the Columbine Documents, pages 26385-26427.