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A young man and woman - likely students - are locked in an extended embrace after the close of the dedication ceremony for the intermediate memorial. Photo taken August 19, 2007.

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After the intermediate memorial dedication ceremony, interviews such as this one were commonplace. But while there was clearly a media presence at this event, it was subdued in comparison to the immediate aftermath of April 16.

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Some of the friends and family members of April 16 victims, including the cadet shown here, wait with hokie stones in hand during the dedication ceremony for the intermediate memorial. The stones were taken from the original memorial that sprang up…

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Some of the friends and family members of April 16 victims wait with hokie stones in hand during the dedication ceremony for the intermediate memorial. The stones were taken from the original memorial that sprang up on this same site after the events…

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During the dedication ceremony, victims' friends and family pick up pieces of hokie stone from the new intermediate memorial. These stones were taken from the original memorial that sprang up on this same site after the events of April 16. After…

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Wide view of crowd, tent, and speakers' stage at the dedication ceremony for the intermediate memorial. The War Memorial, which was another popular spot for spectators, is on the far left. Photo taken August 19, 2007.

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A steady stream of people, many clad in orange and maroon, make their way across the drillfield prior to the dedication of the intermediate memorial on August 19, 2007. As suggested by this photo, many spectators watched the ceremony from the top of…

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A Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets color guard stands watch behind the intermediate memorial, prior to the dedication ceremony on August 19, 2007. A large bell that was brought in for the occasion sits directly in front of them. The gathering crowd is…

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Prior to the dedication ceremony for the intermediate memorial, a WDBJ7 cameraman scans the crowd. Members of the Marching Virginians stand in the foreground. Photo taken on August 19, 2007.

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

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Friends and family of the victims visit the intermediate memorial prior to its dedication. The color guard stands at attention behind the memorial while another member of the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets stands watch nearby. Photo taken August 19,…

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The crowd on the drillfield begins to gather and grow prior to the dedication ceremony for the intermediate memorial. Photo taken August 19, 2007.

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Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2007 11:25:23 -0400
From: Provost@vt.edu
To: Multiple recipients
Subject: Provost Update August 17, 2007

August 17, 2007
Dear Faculty and Staff Colleagues:

You are probably noticing that the students are moving back to…

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Mementos on display at the newly completed center of the intermediate memorial in front of Burruss Hall. At the time of this photo, staff members and volunteers had just finished cleaning up the site, moving some items to storage and leaving others…

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View of Burruss Hall from the new walkway of the intermediate memorial. Some of the 33 hokie stones are visible in the foreground. At the time of this photo, staff members and volunteers were cleaning up and reorganizing the site. Other parts of the…

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A Virginia Tech faculty member and student volunteer at work in the newly completed center of the intermediate memorial, carefully organizing plastic daisies into the shape of the VT logo. For months, these same VT daisies were a fixture on the…

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A weather-worn sign, dedicated to the memory of Daniel Perez, sits on the walkway of the new intermediate memorial. It reads "Good luck Daniel, God is with you." At the time of this photo, staff members and volunteers were cleaning up the site,…

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View of the newly finished center of the intermediate memorial, on the drillfield in front of Burruss Hall. Hokie stones - one for each victim - are arranged in an arc. At the time of this photo, volunteers and staff members were cleaning up the…

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A pile of mementos in front of construction fencing at the intermediate memorial site. At the time of this photo, staff members and volunteers were cleaning up the site, moving some items to storage and others to the newly completed center of the…

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View of the intermediate memorial in front of Burruss Hall. At the time of this photo, volunteers were cleaning up the site, moving some mementos to storage and others to the newly completed center of the memorial. Other parts of the memorial space…
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