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(April 19, 2007)

32 stones like this - one for each of the deceased - are arranged in a semi-circle in front of the largest memorial, on the drillfield in front of Burruss Hall.

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(April 20, 2007)

The Burruss memorial continues to grow.
Even at 11 PM on a Friday night, there were many visitors.

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(April 18, 2007) Two men kneel in silence in front of the largest memorial site on campus,
located on the drillfield directly in front of Burruss Hall and not far from Norris Hall.


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(April 18, 2007) Prayer circle on drillfield.


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(April 18, 2007) Detail of VT memorial with striking juxtaposition.

Note George W. Bush signature toward top center and expression of sympathy from Iranian nation directly to the right.


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(April 18, 2007) Memorial on edge of drillfield; Torgersen Hall behind.


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This picture is of my friends and I at the memorial for the victims of 4/16. We will always remember how these people influenced our lives and they will forever be in our hearts.

A sign on the drillfield provides visitors with additional information about the April 16th Memorial, including background details and guidelines for leaving memorial items. Photo taken February 14, 2008.

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Hokie stone and flowers for April 16 victim Ross A. Alameddine at the memorial on the drillfield. Photo taken February 14, 2008.

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Image of hokie stone and memorial tribute for Virginia Tech ESM professor Kevin P. Granata. Photo taken February 14, 2008 at the memorial on the drillfield.

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