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A card with each victim's name and a flower.

Caption says:

"This letter was sent from an Amish woman who has, herself and within her community, experienced tremendous loss. It is often individuals such as these who feel the most need to…

This Kokeshi doll in Hokie colors was sent from a school in Yokosuka, Japan. Kokeshi dolls are traditionally given to children when they visit foreign lands. This one was sent in memory of the innocence lost in the tragedy.

The message with these drawings says:

"Though the tears of today are drawn from the wells of sorrow, they will flow from the springs of memory, through which will come your strength for tomorrow. (unknown)"

These caricatures were done the week…

These caricatures were done the week of April 16, 2007 by a woman who wanted to show each victim with a smile.

These hats, which were worn by the Washington National baseball team during thier game on April 17, 2007, were sent to VT as a sign of support. One of the hats worn during the game is now in the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY.

Close-up of wood horse.

Messages of support from New River Community College students written on a wood horse. This gift from the Knights to the Hokies was carved with a chain saw by a visiting artist.

Close-up of wood horse.

Messages of support from New River Community College students written on a wood horse. This gift from the Knights to the Hokies was carved with a chain saw by a visiting artist.

Messages of support from New River Community College students written on a wood horse. This gift from the Knights to the Hokies was carved with a chain saw by a visiting artist.

This rescue ring was signed by US Coast Guard members with their wishes for the Virginia Tech community.

A collection of messages written on paper hearts from Connecticut College that hung in Squires after April 16th.