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By Mark Owczarski

BLACKSBURG, Va., August 15, 2007 -- To coincide with the start of the new academic year, Virginia Tech will dedicate the memorial to the victims of April 16 on Sunday, August 19 at noon.

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An unidentified participant in the August 19, 2007 memorial dedication ceremony carried a piece of one of the victim's hokie stones back to the seating area.

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A cadet carries a piece of one of the victim's hokie stones back to the seating area while spectators look on. Photo taken at the intermediate memorial dedication ceremony on August 19, 2007.

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A Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets color guard at the memorial dedication ceremony
on August 19, 2007.

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A Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets color guard stands watch at the memorial dedication ceremony on August 19, 2007.

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Vice President for Alumni Relations Tom Tillar (left) and an unidentified participant (holding a piece of one of the victim's Hokie Stones) at the dedication ceremony on August 19, 2007.

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The Marching Virginians perform at the memorial dedication ceremony on August 19, 2007.

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Students carrying chairs at the memorial dedication ceremony on August 19, 2007.

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Consolation during the August 19th memorial dedication

Front and back of the program for April 16th Memorial Dedication, August 19, 2007. The text on the program reads:

"In the hours following the April 16 tragedy, the student-driven volunteer organization Hokies United placed 32 Hokie Stones on the…