My Life: Blake Keating By bkeating Dec 30, 1996 I was born! I was born at 2:21am and was 9 pounds 15 ounces Period: Dec 30, 1996 to Feb 18, 2011 My life I was born at 2:21am, and was 9 pounds 15 ounces, Oct 27, 1997 First Word My first word was "dad," and my mom said he wasn't even at the house. Oct 28, 1997 My First Steps My parents said I just stood up and started to take steps at a time. Apr 20, 1999 Columbine Two kids came into a school with pipe bombs and shot almost everyone they saw. Jan 1, 2000 Y2K Everyone thought the world would crash. Jul 13, 2000 Learned to ride a bike without training wheels. My sister was over and she said it took me a couple of times, then she said I just took off. Oct 20, 2000 Grandpa died I was only 3, about to turn 4. I remember a few times when I was with him. Aug 24, 2001 First Day of School! My mom took a picture of me as I went out the door. Sep 11, 2001 9/11 Terrorists hijacked 4 jets and crashed them into the pentagon, and the twin towers, and one was heading for the white house or capital buliding. Nov 8, 2004 Great Uncle Died I had only seen him in person once. Dec 30, 2005 Suddam Hussien Executed He was the President of Iraq for many years was finally executed after all the terrible things he did. Oct 9, 2006 Google buys Youtube Google bought Youtube. Dec 19, 2007 My nephew was born! He was born at 7:21 and I stayed overnight at the hospital. Jun 13, 2008 The Great Flood This was the crest of the flood in '08 Feb 13, 2009 Got an ATV. We brought it home on the trailer, and even though it was cold my dad said I rode it for awhile. Jun 24, 2009 Coach shot A coach was shot multiple times while at a lifting clinic with his team in Parkersburg Jun 25, 2009 Michael Jackson dies King of Pop R.I.P. Aug 15, 2010 Started Junior High My mom took a picture, like she does every year, and wished me luck. Feb 21, 2011 Haiti Earthquake Haiti had a 7.0 earthquake and since they don't have strong buildings it caused a lot of damage. Feb 21, 2011 Arizona Shootings A man shot a congress women in the head and she survived. He also shot a 9 year old girl.