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Editorial - Taking time to remember the Virginia Tech tragedy... One year later

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"Take time to remember the legacies, remember the dreams and remember the talent that our community has lost. I hope you are inspired to work harder to honor the 32. Share your talents with the world for the 32. Achieve your dreams from the 32. Be more compassionate, friendly and thoughtful, for the 32. Be better, for the 32. To our brothers and sisters that we lost on April 16th 2007: We love you, we miss you and we would give anything for you to be here with us today.?

Adeel Khan

Virginia Tech Student Government Association president

April 16 Memorial Dedication Ceremony, April 19, 2007

Those we lost

Ross Abdallah Alameddine, 20, Saugus, Mass.

Christopher James Bishop, 35, Blacksburg.

Brian Roy Bluhm, 25, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Ryan Christopher Clark, 22, Martinez, Ga.

Austin Michelle Cloyd, 18, Blacksburg.

Jocelyne Couture-Nowak, 49, Blacksburg.

Kevin P. Granata, 45, Blacksburg.

Matthew Gregory Gwaltney, 24, Chesterfield.

Caitlin Millar Hammaren, 19, Westtown, N.Y.

Jeremy Michael Herbstritt, 27, Bellefonte, Pa.

Rachael Elizabeth Hill, 18, Henrico County.

Emily Jane Hilscher, 19, Woodville.

Jarret Lee Lane, 22, Narrows.

Matthew Joseph La Porte, 20, Dumont, N.J.

Henry J. Lee, 20, Roanoke.

Liviu Librescu, 76, Blacksburg.

G.V. Loganathan, 53, Blacksburg.

Partahi Mamora Halomoan Lumbantoruan, 34, Blacksburg/Indonesia.

Lauren Ashley McCain, 20, Hampton.

Daniel Patrick O?Neil, 22, Lincoln, R.I.

Juan Ramon Ortiz-Ortiz, 26, Bayamon, Puerto Rico.

Minal Hiralal Panchal, 26, Mumbai, India.

Daniel Alejandro Perez, 21, Woodbridge.

Erin Nicole Peterson, 18, Centreville.

Michael Steven Pohle Jr., 23, Flemington, N.J.

Julia Kathleen Pryde, 23, Middletown, N.J.

Mary Karen Read, 19, Annandale.

Reema Joseph Samaha, 18, Centreville.

Waleed Mohamed Shaalan, 32, Blacksburg/Egypt.

Leslie Geraldine Sherman, 20, Springfield.

Maxine Shelly Turner, 22, Vienna, Va.

Nicole Regina White, 20, Smithfield.