Eleven years ago today, in one of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history, 32 people died after being gunned down on the campus of Virginia Tech by Seung Hui Cho, a student at the college who later committed suicide.
Tomorrow will mark 11 years. Once again, it lands on a Monday. 11 years ago tonight the families of the victims of Virginia Tech massacre didn't know that this would be their last night alive 💔 https://t.co/ikt8JnPlEP
— Norman D. Golden ll (@NormanGoldenll) April 16, 2018
— Dempsey O'Dwyer (@DempseyODwyer) April 16, 2018
— Bud Foster (@coachfostervt) April 16, 2018
The killings occurred in two separate attacks on the campus in Blacksburg, Va. The first took place around 7:15 a.m. when two people were shot and killed in a dormitory. More than two and a half hours later, 31 others, including the gunman, were shot and killed across campus in a classroom building, where some of the doors had been chained. Victims were found in different locations around the building.
In Blacksburg yesterday, hundreds of people laced up for the 3.2 for 32 mile Remembrance Run in honor of the people killed at Virginia Tech on April 16, 2007. pic.twitter.com/GkUlATCe9Q
— WDBJ7 (@WDBJ7) April 15, 2018
Today, on the 2018 Day of Remembrance, we honor the lives of 32 Hokies with events and opportunities for reflection throughout the day. https://t.co/XIHNx7oEzd #VTWeRemember 🧡 pic.twitter.com/2FUGoQYqLn
— Virginia Tech (@virginia_tech) April 16, 2018
Virginia Tech provides a website, with information about online resources, latest news and events, information about the April 16 Memorial they hold, but most importantly it provides information about the 32 students and faculty members who were tragically taken from their loved ones and our community on April 16, 2007.
— Ray Meese (@rmeese) April 14, 2018
This day will always hit my heart hard. I saw a fellow #Hokie this weekend and we hugged and talked about “it” coming up. The “it” is the anniversary of a senseless act that changed a college, a town, and a nation. #neVerforgeT #VTWeRemember 🧡❤️ https://t.co/3eIcAqakDV
— Erin Maddrey (@ErinMaddrey) April 16, 2018
— Dave (@MrESQ_VT) April 16, 2018
We're in the number of nearly 10,000 people participating in the walk/run in remembrance of the 32 people who were taken too soon at #VirginiaTech 11 years ago. #3.2for32 #VTWeRemember @nowayproducts pic.twitter.com/UTwxhowNQx
— Sabrina Dent (@PROVERBSKIDS) April 14, 2018
— 1337us Kasady (@Ryn0ceros) April 16, 2018
Today @virginia_tech #WeRemember the tragedy, our resilience & the goodness in our campus community. Those of us who were here know: musicians & poets came forward, & helped us move forward! A special one #EddieFromOhio for todayhttps://t.co/3PTFLeIHcu via @YouTube@VTSandsman
— Brenda Davy, PhD RD (@DavyBrenda) April 16, 2018
11 years ago, today, I thought I was going to be a widow. When a shooter opened fire on @virginia_tech campus, I couldn’t reach my husband – who was in the chem lab. We remember 32 #Hokies who were killed that day! #neVerforgeT #NeverAgain #MarchForOurLives #VAtech pic.twitter.com/x0LCyLp58R
— Krystal Actis | 💗🌵 (@Pinkkactis) April 16, 2018
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