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Wed Apr 18, 2007 03:21

April 16th Memorial Website

Virginia Tech expresses its shock and profound sorrow regarding the tragic campus shootings of April 16, 2007. To honor and remember the victims, this website has been created so those within the university community and around the world may share condolences, thoughts, and prayers.

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To the Virginia Tech Family;
Today we are all Hokies. We grieve with you, we pray for you. You are not alone, but in the hearts and prayers of many Americans.

With Deepest Sympathy and Regards,
Veronica Carter
Leland, North Carolina
Fordham University Alumna

April 17, 2007, 6:06pm • Leland, North Carolina

Virginia Tech Students and Faculty, Family and Friends of those that died and those injured,

You are in my thoughts and prayers. I am so sorry.


April 17, 2007, 6:05pm • Fairfax, VA USA

My deepest heartfelt sympathies go out to all friends and families of the victims of this evil act. May God be with each and every moment of this trying time. Remember, even in times like these God still strengthens us. God Bless Virginia Tech

April 17, 2007, 6:05pm • Spring, Texas/Harris County

I am just the mom of a college student in PA. If I could hug each and every one of you, I would gladly do so.

PLEASE KNOW that I am praying for all of you, and for those who lost their lives in such a way.

PA. Mom

April 17, 2007, 6:05pm • Lancaster PA

I want to honor the victims and share my prayer for all who are suffering over this ordeal. I am so saddened by this tragic and I will pray for all of you.

April 17, 2007, 6:05pm • Salinas, CA

I want to wish my condolences to all the friends and loved ones who lost someone in the shooting.

April 17, 2007, 6:05pm • Clermont,Florida

This is truly a sad time for everyone in this country. I know i can speak for my friends and family when i say you are in our thoughts and prayers.........Just remember, that we are all here for you!!!!

God Bless

Jay from Tampa , FL

April 17, 2007, 6:05pm • Tampa, FL

My heart is broken for all of the families of the victims. Along with my young daughters who may attend Virginia Tech one day, I want you to know that you are in my prayers. As long as I remember this tragedy, I will pray for you all.

Kim, Morgan, and Bradyn Malone

April 17, 2007, 6:05pm • Memphis, TN

My prayers are with not only the victim’s families and friends, but all of those affected by this horrible tragedy, and the family of the boy who committed this crime. May you find serenity and peace to move on.

April 17, 2007, 6:04pm • Roswell, GA

God bless the victims and their families, you are a hero in all of our eyes. Not a day will go by without thinking about you. We will be strong and prevail. Forever a Hokie.
Ashley Ambrogi

April 17, 2007, 6:04pm • Blacksburg, Virginia

My deepest condolences and prayers go out to students, faculty, and family members of those at VT. I am a student at the UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PAN AMERICAN.

April 17, 2007, 6:04pm • Donna, TX, USA

To the community of Blacksburg and all people affiliated with Virginia Tech University, you are in our prayers. May our thoughts and condolences be with you as you struggle through this dark time of mourning. Just know that you have the support of the nation behind you. You must be strong in this time, for today we are all Hokies.

April 17, 2007, 6:04pm • Lexington, Kentucky

My prayers go out to all the students, families, friends and faculty members at Virginia Tech. Although we will never understand the why, faith will heal your wounds. God bless you all. lll

April 17, 2007, 6:04pm • Keller, TX, USA

The thoughts and prayers of our family are with the entire VT community.

All our Love,
The Miller Family

April 17, 2007, 6:04pm • West Linn, OR

You are in our every thought and our prayers. I pray that God will give you all strength to make it through this devastating time.

April 17, 2007, 6:02pm • Pinnacle, North Carolina

I’m from Texas and this moring me and my friend started praying for ya’ll. Then more joined in. All our prayers go out to all the students and families.

April 17, 2007, 6:02pm • Spring, Tx.

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We are sad today, and we will be sad for quite a while. We are not moving on. We are embracing our mourning. We are Virginia Tech ...

-- Nikki Giovanni, University Distinguished Professor, poet, activist


Cho Seung-Hui and Ismail Ax
Tuesday April 17th 2007, 10:09 pm

If you believe Cho Seung-Hui is but another random “loner” nut case who suddenly went off on the campus of Virginia Tech with disastrous result, you need to switch off Fox News and CNN and take a closer look at one particularly odd but revealing fact in the case.

“The Washington Post quoted law enforcement sources as saying Cho died with the words ‘Ismail Ax’ in red ink on one of his arms, but they were not sure what that meant,” the Scotsman reports. Not surprisingly, the crack scriveners at the CIA’s favorite newspaper did not bother to do a Google search on this phrase.

After the Chicago Tribune made mention of the words scrawled on Cho Seung-Hui’s body, “the blogosphere filled with theories about the possible meaning of ‘Ismail Ax.’ Hundreds of bloggers speculated on a link to Islam or to literature; thousands offered their opinions and millions read the commentaries, according to,” reports the Sydney Morning Herald.
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