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View from the entrance to the Perspective Gallery in Squires Student Center. The gallery hosted an exhibit of items sent to VT, photos, and video related to 4/16.
Photo taken 4/16/08.

Photo by Roger Gupta.

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These are the four items that were on display outside of the Perspective gallery in Squires.
From left to right:

Photos of messages of support from businesses throughout the Roanoke valley.

A wool jacket sent to VT from University of British…

This is the promotional flyer made for the "April 16: Remembrance, Recognition and Healing" exhibit. The exhibit was on display from April 5-20, 2008 at the Perspective Gallery in Squires Student Center at Virginia Tech. The exhibit featured…

A creation in metal made by a 1993 VT alumnus that reminds us of the words spoken by Professor Giovanni during a speech: "We are better than we think and not quite what we want to be."

This hand crafted glass bowl was made by Gene Messick of Restoration Glass. He sent it to President Steger to thank him for his leadership during the crisis.

In honor of Virginia Tech, this flag was flown aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis STS-117 mission to the International Space Station and then sent to VT by NASA. From June 8-22, 2007 it orbited the earth for 13 days, 20 hours, 12 minutes, and 44…

This letter was sent by a Florida inmate along with a handkerchief with hand-drawn doves and the victims' names on it.

This poster was sent from Columbine High School.

The text says:

"In the hearts of the children a pure love still grows

Like a bright star in heaven that lights our way home

Like the flower that shattered the stone.

Columbine
April…

A poster sent from students at Cal State Fullerton who were reminded of a similar tragedy on their campus many years ago.

This picture was painted by Marilyn Rogge and sent without explanation to VT. Steven Estrada, formerly of Prevail Archives, said of the painting, "It has become the symbol of letting go."