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April 16, 2017

Even though it’s Easter and a day of celebration for many, I couldn’t let the day pass without remembering the victims of the shootings at Virginia Tech ten years ago today.  It’s a day I’ll never forget and I hope others won’t either.  I wish we would learn from these tragedies so we could prevent this kind of heartbreak in the future.  Lest we forget, the 32 who lost their lives that day are:

18 Comments leave one →
  1. Dorothy N permalink
    April 16, 2017 7:06 am

    Such a senseless tragedy. Prayers of remembrance for all who lost their lives and prayers of comfort to the families and friends. The passage of time does not dim the pain.

  2. Betty Rivers permalink
    April 16, 2017 7:58 am

    What a terrible loss. Thanks for posting the names of those that must be remembered.

  3. April 16, 2017 10:16 am

    Thanks for the reminder, Kathy. Sometimes we get too wrapped up in books and forget the things that really matter.

  4. April 16, 2017 10:45 am

    A terrible tragedy and, unfortunately, not the only one. I agree, when will we learn from these horrible experiences?!

  5. April 16, 2017 12:17 pm

    So sad! I love that you remember the victims every year!

  6. April 16, 2017 12:48 pm

    So sad and senseless! When will we learn how to prevent these atrocities? Thanks for sharing.

  7. April 16, 2017 2:05 pm

    Thank you for honoring these souls, senselessly lost, we must never forget them.

  8. April 16, 2017 5:01 pm

    Thanks for sharing this post Kathy.

  9. April 16, 2017 5:04 pm

    Important to remember.

  10. The Cue Card permalink
    April 16, 2017 5:43 pm

    Oh thanks for the reminder. It’s etched in my heart, that awful day. I was living in Va then and our next door neighbors had gone to Tech. Oh I’m so sad for the victims and everyone who experienced the loss.

  11. Lauren Becker permalink
    April 16, 2017 7:12 pm

    Thanks for sharing. This is devastating. Columbine occurred on April 20th, so that’s coming soon. It’s just awful.


  12. April 17, 2017 1:06 am

    It’s so sad that these tragedies keep happening.

  13. bookingmama permalink
    April 17, 2017 6:47 am

    I thought of you when I remembered this yesterday morning.

  14. Patty permalink
    April 17, 2017 8:45 am

    It’s such a sad reminder but it’s necessary to remember them…

  15. April 17, 2017 9:06 am

    With two kids in school, I worry about incidents like this. We had several similar shootings here in Montreal. And it breaks my heart when I see this happening more and more often.

  16. April 18, 2017 2:09 pm

    I worry about these things all the time.

  17. April 22, 2017 10:01 am

    Sadly, I feel like we never really learn from these tragedies, at least as far as real change goes 😦

  18. April 24, 2017 8:50 pm

    Thank you for the beautiful post Kathy.

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