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Memorial at Virginia Tech

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Virginia Tech students, staff and supporters gather at the school’s Drill Field to honor a “statewide moment of silence,” four days after Cho Seung-Hui gunned down 32. (Robert Gauthier / LAT)
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Mourners participate in the day’s memorial, at the university. (Robert Gauthier / LAT)
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Norris Hall, the scene of Cho Seung-Hui’s rampage, looms in the background as Virginia Tech mourners embrace. (Robert Gauthier / LAT)
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A small teddy bear adds a little color and light to the memorial. (Robert Gauthier / LAT)
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Virginia Tech student Amber Moore releases a balloon bearing the name of Juan Ortiz, a graduate student from Puerto Rico who was killed in the shootings. (Robert Gauthier / LAT)
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Candles light a makeshift memorial before dawn on the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Va. Friday has been declared a day of mourning for the victims of the shootings. (Mary Altaffer / AP)
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Fog shrouds the campus Drill Field, where stones and flowers have been laid in memory of those slain. (Chuck Burton / AP)
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A red memorial ribbon adorns a campus tree on a foggy morning. (Mary Altaffer / AP)
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Michael Shoels, right, and family advisor Sam Riddle view the makeshift memorial. Shoels’ son Isaiah was killed in the Columbine shootings eight years ago today. (Steve Helber / AP)
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Shoels prays for the victims of the massacre. Bells were set to toll across the country Friday, marking a day of mourning for 32 students and teachers shot dead. (Tim Sloan AFP/Getty Images)
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An American flag flies at half staff outside the school’s Burruss Hall. (Tim Sloan AFP/Getty Images)
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Students and parents stand outside Norris Hall during a moment of silence. (Evan Vucci / AP)
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Virginia Tech students, staff, families and other supporters gather at the memorial. (Scott Olson / Getty Images)
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Someone has used daisies to spell out the school’s initials as part of the Drill Field memorial. (Chuck Burton / AP)
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Candles, crosses and other memorabilia grace the memorial. (Mary Altaffer / AP)
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Flowers and beads adorn one of the 33 stones in front of Burruss Hall. (Chuck Burton / AP)
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Thirty-three people were killed on the campus when Cho Seung-Hui, a 23-year-old South Korean undergraduate student in his senior year at the school, went on a shooting rampage with two handguns. (Scott Olson / Getty Images)
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