Remembering Virginia Tech : Blog Of The Nation It's been two years since the Virginia Tech shootings. Take a moment, if you like, to remember.
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Remembering Virginia Tech

Balloons launched for Virginia Tech's 2009 Day of Remembrance. buridan hide caption

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Today, classes are canceled at Virginia Tech. The campus is remembering the students and teachers who died when one disturbed classmate armed himself and stormed the campus. More than 3,000 have already completed the 3.2 mile "Run for Remembrance," and right about now, students, teachers, administrators, and others are gathering for a picnic and afternoon of ceremonies and reflection. If you're so inclined, take a moment to just soak in the photo above and send some mental goodwill to Blacksburg.