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On April 17,a student of Virginia Tech wrote message on one of the posters on the drillfield before vigil.

Original Source:新华社

http://world.people.com.cn/GB/1029/5627794.html

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Thousands of faculties,staffs and students of Virginia Tech stood on the drillfield for vigil.

Original Source:新华网

http://www.southcn.com/news/international/specialreports/qj/tp/200704180623.htm

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VT flowers on the drillfield near the Burruss memorial. Photo taken Friday, April 20.

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Sign in front of Burruss Hall reading 'VT Stay Strong Media Stay Away.' By around this time I was sensing that this sentiment was shared by growing numbers of this community. Photo taken April 19, 2007.

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Construction of an intermediate memorial in front of Burruss Hall is currently underway. The semicircle of Hokie Stone victim memorials have been moved forward to make room for the renovations. Photo taken Thursday, June 14.

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After April 16, plastic daisies have regularly been laid down at various places on the drillfield in the shape of the VT logo, near the temporary memorial in front of Burruss Hall. This photo was taken on Thursday, June 14.

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Cho Seung-Hui's Hokie Stone memorial on the drillfield. Photo taken Thursday, June 14.

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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 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 massive crowd gathered on the drillfield for the dedication of the intermediate memorial on August 19, 2007. Many spectators escaped from the heat under shady trees. Hokies United Memorial T-Shirts were a very common sight.

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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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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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View of the intermediate memorial, color guard, and crowd during the dedication ceremony on August 19, 2007. Members of the Marching Virginians are visible at the front of the crowd. Spectators are also visible in the distance, on the top of the War…

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Shortly after 8 AM on Monday, August 20 - the first day of classes - a group of cadets makes their way across a largely empty drillfield. The intermediate memorial, visible center right, was dedicated the previous day. The large tent used for the…

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Early on the morning of Monday, August 20 - the first day of Fall 2007 classes - a large banner reading "You Fit Here" is on display near the War Memorial Chapel. The drillfield, intermediate memorial, and Burruss Hall are visible in the background.…

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Promotional flyer for Hokies Thank The World Event, scheduled for Saturday, November 17, 2007. Text on the flyer reads: "Join thousands of fellow Hokies in creating a message of thanks to the world that will be recorded by aerial photography and…

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View of the drillfield prior to the start of the Hokies Thank The World event on Saturday, November 17, 2007. The large number of people visible in the center of the photo are filling in an outline of the Virginia Tech logo.

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View of the drillfield prior to the start of the Hokies Thank The World event on Saturday, November 17, 2007. In the foreground, participants can clearly be seen standing on the marker lines that made up the massive thank you message.

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On Saturday, November 17, participants in the Hokies Thank The World event stand on lines marking the outline of the Virginia Tech logo while the Marching Virginians help entertain the large crowd. Burruss Hall and the April 16th Memorial appear…

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On Saturday, November 17, participants in the Hokies Thank The World event - most clad in orange and maroon - stand on lines marking the outline of a giant drillfield message reading "VT THANKS YOU". The War Memorial is visible in the center…
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