Illinois man who erected crosses near Columbine talks about his mission

NORTHWEST INDIANA TIMES

BIG ROCK, Ill. — To Greg Zanis, the rampage at Columbine High School was likethe other tragedies he has memorialized with large wooden crosses — 15 people were dead so he built 15 crosses. It wasn’t until he returned home to Illinois, after helping the loved ones of victims in the Littleton shooting raise the crosses, that he learned he had done anything other than help people through their grief. “I couldn’t believe people were angry and defiled the crosses,” he said of reports that the two crosses for the killers, Eric Harris, 18, and Dylan Klebold, 17, had been torn down. Harris and Klebold committed suicide. “I got involved…

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