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The Hokie stones on the drillfield before the permanent memorial was built

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The sun shining over the tent full of memorials on the Drillfield one evening

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Crowds gather on the drillfield prior to the start of a candlelight vigil on the evening of April 16, 2008, A Day of Remembrance.


Photo by Brent Jesiek.

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A crowd grows on the drillfield prior to the start of a candlelight vigil on April 16, 2008, A Day of Remembrance.


Photo by Brent Jesiek.

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University Commemoration

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University Commemoration

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University Commemoration - view from Chapel

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University Commemoration - band playing

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University Commemoration - girl/student grieving under tree

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View of the drillfield at the start of the Commemoration ceremony on 4/16/08.

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A view of the Commemoration ceremony on the drillfield on 4/16/08.

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Dozens participate at a "lie-in" on the drillfield on April 16, 2008, A Day of Remembrance. Organized by a Virginia Tech senior, the lie-in was designed as both a memorial to the victims and a protest against easy access to firearms.


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Two men hold up a banner with the slogan "God Bless Virginia Tech" and a ribbon bearing the name of April 16 victim Nicole White. Photo taken on April 16, 2008, A Day of Remembrance, just prior to the start of a student "lie-in" on the far end of the…

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Virginia Tech senior Alison St. Onge speaks at a student "lie-in" at the far end of the drillfield on April 16, 2008, A Day of Remembrance. Organized by St. Onge, the event was intended to memorialize the victims and protest easy access to firearms.…

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Candace St. Onge speaks at a student "lie-in" at the far end of the drillfield on April 16, 2008, A Day of Remembrance. The event was organized by her daughter, Virginia Tech senior Alison St. Onge, and was intended to both memorialize the victims…

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Lori Haas speaks at a student "lie-in" at the far end of the drillfield on April 16, 2008, A Day of Remembrance. Haas' daughter Emily was injured in the shootings at Virginia Tech. Organized by Virginia Tech senior Alison St. Onge, the lie-in was…

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Anne Goddard, whose son Colin was injured during the April 16 shootings at Virginia Tech, speaks at a student "lie-in" on the drillfield on April 16, 2008, A Day of Remembrance. Organized by Virginia Tech senior Alison St. Onge, the lie-in was…

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Omar Samaha, brother of April 16 victim Reema Samaha, speaks at a student "lie-in" on the drillfield on April 16, 2008, A Day of Remembrance. Organized by Virginia Tech senior Alison St. Onge, the lie-in was designed as both a memorial to the victims…

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Peter Read, who lost his daughter Mary in the April 16 shootings at Virginia Tech, speaks at a student "lie-in" on the drillfield on April 16, 2008, A Day of Remembrance. Organized by a Virginia Tech senior, the lie-in was designed as both a memorial…

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Dozens participate in a "lie-in" on the drillfield on April 16, 2008, A Day of Remembrance. Organized by a Virginia Tech senior, the lie-in was designed as both a memorial to the victims and a protest against easy access to firearms.

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