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View of the April 16 memorial with Burruss Hall in the background. Photo taken April 17, 2008.

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Close-up of items at the April 16 Memorial site. Photo taken April 17, 2008.

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Roses and a painted stone at the War Memorial. The stone reads: "What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we loved deeply becomes a part of us."
Photo taken April 16, 2008, A Day of Remembrance.

Photo by Brent Jesiek.

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A sign posted outside Blacksburg's First Church of God reads: "Thank you to our
everyday heroes."
Photo taken April 16, 2008, A Day of Remembrance.

Photo by Brent Jesiek.

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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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Candles are distributed prior to the start of a candlelight vigil on the evening of April 16, 2008, A Day of Remembrance. Norris Hall is visible in the background.


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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Memorial stones dry in the sun on the afternoon of April 16, 2008, A Day of Remembrance. The stones were painted at a "Remembering Through Art Creation" event in Squires Student Center.

Photo by Brent Jesiek.

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Memorial stones dry in the sun on the afternoon of April 16, 2008, A Day of Remembrance. The stones were painted at a "Remembering Through Art Creation" event in Squires Student Center.

Photo by Brent Jesiek.

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Memorial stones dry in the sun on the afternoon of April 16, 2008, A Day of Remembrance. The stones were painted at a "Remembering Through Art Creation" event in Squires Student Center. The stone in the center reads, "Forever STRONG
at the broken…

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Memorial stones dry in the sun on the afternoon of April 16, 2008, A Day of Remembrance. The stones were painted at a "Remembering Through Art Creation" event in Squires Student Center.

Photo by Brent Jesiek.

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Special instructions for the media, on display at a "Remembering Through Art Creation" event in Squires Student Center. Photo taken on April 16, 2008, A Day of Remembrance.

Photo by Brent Jesiek.

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View of the "Remembering Through Art Creation" activities in Squires Student Center on April 16, 2008, A Day of Remembrance. The event provided participants with an opportunity to paint a memorial stone, create and decorate a kite, or leave messages…

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Students decorate memorial stones at a "Remembering Through Art Creation" event in Squires Student Center on April 16, 2008, A Day of Remembrance. An instruction sheet for the event explained:

"Please walk through the space and choose a stone…

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Blessing boxes at the "Remembering Through Art Creation" event in Squires Student Center on April 16, 2008, A Day of Remembrance. An instruction sheet for the event explained:

"Please leave a note, a drawing, a remembrance, a wish or a blessing. …

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Students build and decorate kites during the "Remembering Through Art Creation" event in Squires Student Center on April 16, 2008, A Day of Remembrance. An instruction sheet for the event explained:

"Create-a-Kite!
Unfurl your kite and decorate…

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A sign on an entry to one of the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets Barracks reads:

"ATTENTION MEDIA PERSONNEL

Please respect our time and space as we reflect and remember. Media personnel and equipment are not allowed in our residence hall…

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A sign affixed to a light pole on the Virginia Tech campus reads "VT Stay
Strong! Media Stay Away!"

Norris Hall is in the background. Photo taken April 15, 2008.

Photo by Brent Jesiek.


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A sign affixed to a light pole on the Virginia Tech campus reads "VT Stay
Strong! Media Stay Away!"

Photo taken near the April 16 Memorial on April 15, 2008.

Photo by Brent Jesiek.


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This piece of art entitled, "Reclaimed Spirit", was accompanied by the following message from the artist:

"This work of art is hand forged totally from reclaimed materials. The feathers were forged from angle iron reclaimed from metal pallets from…
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