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April 16, 2019

Virginia Tech April 16 memorialA dozen years ago today, a gunman opened fire on the campus of Virginia Tech, killing 32 people and forever changing countless others.  I’ve shed many tears as I’ve recalled this day through the years – our son was a student at Tech at the time and I will never forget the fear I felt that day.  It’s a fear I wish no other person has to feel.  I can’t understand why we can’t find a solution to these heartbreaking shootings.  Lest we forget, the 32 who lost their lives that day are:



10 Comments leave one →
  1. Diane permalink
    April 16, 2019 5:56 am

    Thank you for reminding us; so sad this senseless tragedy.

  2. April 16, 2019 7:50 am

    The heartbreak continues. Sad that no solution can be found

  3. April 16, 2019 8:42 am

    Thanks for sharing this.

  4. April 16, 2019 11:29 am

    Senseless gun tragedies need to stop! As we remember, perhaps those in charge could start making changes! Thanks for sharing.

  5. April 16, 2019 3:29 pm

    And with the 20th anniversary of Columbine coming up, this is a timely post. It breaks my heart every time and I also wonder why nothing has been done.

  6. April 16, 2019 8:07 pm

    History will judge us harshly for what we are putting our children through. Thank you for this reminder, I’m sorry you had to go through that.

  7. April 17, 2019 10:47 pm

    Thank you for posting this every year.

  8. April 18, 2019 11:19 am

    It’s still heartbreaking. Especially since we have not progressed at all in banning automatic weapons.

  9. The Cue Card permalink
    April 19, 2019 6:01 pm

    I can’t believe it’s been 12 years now. It’s totally gut-wrenching even today — seeing each person’s name. Thx for the post.

  10. May 15, 2019 6:33 pm

    Never forget…. This seems like yesterday and, yet, we’ve had so many more shootings like this.

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