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Victims of Virginia Tech Massacre

Ross Abdallah Alameddine, 20, of Saugus, Mass., was a sophomore who had just declared English as his major.

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Christopher James Bishop, 35, worked with his wife in the foreign languages department at Virginia Tech.

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Brian Bluhm, 25, was formerly of Detroit, according to friend Michael Marshall. His death also was announced before the Kansas City Royals-Detroit Tigers baseball game at Comerica Park.

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Ryan Clark, 22, of Martinez, Ga., a biology and English major.

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Austin Cloyd, 19, from Champaign, Ill., and Blacksburg, Va., was a freshman majoring in international studies and French.

Jocelyn Couture-Nowak, a French instructor at Virginia Tech.

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Daniel Perez Cueva, 21, was killed in his French class, according to his mother, Betty Cueva, of Peru.

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Kevin Granata, 45, a professor of engineering science and mechanics, served in the military and later conducted orthopedic research in hospitals before coming to Virginia Tech, where he and his students researched muscle and reflex response and robotics.

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Matthew Gwaltney, 24, of Chester, Va., was a graduate student in civil and environmental engineering, according to his father and stepmother, Greg and Linda Gwaltney.

Caitlin Hammaren, 19, of Westtown, N.Y., was a sophomore majoring in international studies and French, according to officials at her former school district.

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Jeremy Herbstritt, 27, of Bellefonte, Pa., was a graduate student in engineering.

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Rachael Hill, 18, from Glen Allen, Va., was a freshman studying biology.

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Emily Jane Hilscher, 19, from Woodville, Va., was a freshman majoring in animal sciences.

Jarrett Lane, 22, was a senior civil engineering student who was valedictorian of his high school class in tiny Narrows, Va., just 30 miles from Virginia Tech.

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Matthew La Porte, 20, was a freshman from Dumont, N.J.

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Henry Lee, 20, of Roanoke, Va., was a freshman.

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Liviu Librescu, 76, an Israeli engineering and math lecturer, was known for his research, but his son said he will be remembered as a hero for protecting students as the gunman tried to enter his classroom.

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G.V. Loganathan, 51, was born in the southern Indian city of Chennai and had been a civil and environmental engineering professor at Virginia Tech since 1982.

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Partahi Lumbantoruan, 34, of Indonesia, was a civil engineering doctoral student, according to Kristiarto Legowo, a spokesman for the Indonesian foreign ministry.

Lauren McCain, 20, of Hampton, Va., was an international studies major.

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Daniel O’Neil, 22, was a graduate student in engineering and played guitar and wrote his own songs, which he posted on a website,

Juan Ramon Ortiz, 26, was a graduate student in engineering from Bayamon, Puerto Rico, according to his wife, Liselle Vega Cortes.

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Minal Panchal, 26, was a first-year building science student from Mumbai, India.

Erin Peterson,18, of Centreville, Va.

Michael Pohle, 23, of Flemington, N.J.

Julia Pryde, 23, Middletown, N.J., was a graduate student in biological engineering.

Mary Karen Read, 19, considered a handful of colleges, including nearby George Mason University, before choosing Virginia Tech. It was a popular destination among her Annandale High School classmates, according to her aunt Karen Kuppinger.

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Reema Samaha, 18, a freshman from Centreville, Va., was seeking to major in urban planning and minor in international relations or French.

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Waleed Mohammed Shaalan, 32, a native of the Nile Delta town of Zagazig, had gone to Virginia Tech last year to study for a Ph.D. in civil engineering.

Leslie Sherman, 20, of Springfield, Va., was a sophomore majoring in history and international studies.

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Maxine Turner, a 22-year-old senior from Vienna, Va., started a sorority of engineers to help women in a tough field make friends. Turner, who was studying chemical engineering and already had job offers, had a deep bench of good friends and a variety of interests, from the Tae Kwan Do Club to German. She died in her German class.

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Nicole White, 20, of Carrollton, Va., was a junior majoring in international studies and German.

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