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How a Principal, and Town, Cope with Shooting

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How a Principal, and Town, Cope with Shooting

How a Principal, and Town, Cope with Shooting

How a Principal, and Town, Cope with Shooting

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During a cold rain in the Pennsylvania Countryside Friday, a procession of horse-drawn buggies carried Amish mourners to a hilltop cemetery. It was the final funeral for the schoolgirls killed during Monday's shooting rampage in Lancaster County.

In the same cemetary as her four friends who were shot on the same day, 12-year-old Anna Mae Stoltzfus was buried. The other victims include 13-year-old Marian Fisher, 7-year-old Naomi Rose Ebersol and two sisters, Lena Miller, 7, and Mary Liz Miller, 8.

Michele Norris talks with Larry Bentz, who was the principal at Thurston High School in Springfield, Ore., in 1998 when Kip Kinkel shot and killed two students and injured 25. Kinkel shot his parents before coming to school. Bentz is now the principal of an alternative high school in Gresham, Ore.