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By Karin Kapsidelis
Richmond Times-Dispatch 

A decade after tragedy, Tech seeks to remember, move forward


April 16, 2017

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — On the second floor of Norris Hall, parallel stories of Virginia Tech unfold.

In a quiet lounge where Emerson Ham, a senior from Savannah, Ga., was studying on a recent morning, a plaque on the wall captures for each new class of Tech students a reminder of the university's saddest day.

"Every once in a while, you get that moment when you just sit back and it occurs to you again. This is where everything happened," Ham said.

The first time he read the plaque — which tells how Liviu Librescu, a Holocaust survivor and engineering professor, died while protecting his...

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