Content Warning: Guests are discussing the mass shooting at Columbine High School in 1999. Some of the discussion may be difficult to listen to.

Charles "Chuck" Bowman and John Horan were both funeral directors at Horan & McConaty Funeral Home on April 20, 1999, when two assailants killed thirteen people at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. Jennifer McBride was Director of Grief Support and Community Education at the same funeral home. John, Chuck, Jennifer and their coworkers at the funeral home were called upon to help seven of the families say goodbye to their loved ones in the days that followed.

These are their stories.

Thirteen people were killed at Columbine High School on April 20, 1999, the two assailants died by suicide, and more than 20 others were injured. Victims of the Columbine shooting include Cassie Bernall, 17; Steven Curnow, 14; Corey DePooter, 17; Kelly Fleming, 16; Matthew Kechter, 16; Daniel Mauser, 15; Daniel Rohrbough, 15; William "Dave" Sanders, 47; Rachel Scott, 17; Isaiah Shoels, 18; John Tomlin, 16; Lauren Townsend, 18, and Kyle Velasquez, 16. 

Read Transcript

A shadowbox created in memory of the victims is displayed in the Horan & McConaty Funeral Home