Remembering the Victims in School Shootings

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In piles of snow on the Northern Illinois University campus lie roses and candles, small makeshift memorials to the five students killed Thursday. The dead included aspiring teachers and students majoring in finance and anthropology.


Roses and candles have been placed in piles of snow on campus; makeshift memorials to the five students killed yesterday.

Julianna Gehant was 32. She served 12 years in the Army. Gayle Dubowski was 20, an anthropology major. Dan Parmenter was an athlete studying finance. He was 20. Also 20, Catalina Garcia, the daughter of Mexican immigrants. And Ryanne Mace, 19, was a psychology major. Her MySpace page, which she had updated yesterday reads, Happy Valentine's Day, everybody.

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