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Virginia Tech faces day of mourning a year after mass shooting

Updated: April 16, 2008, 4:15 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

BLACKSBURG, Va. -- A sea of people wearing orange and maroon flowed onto Virginia Tech's main campus lawn Wednesday and listened as the names of the victims of the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history were read.

They gathered Wednesday on the same field where a white candle lit at the stroke of midnight began a day of mourning for the 32 people killed on campus a year earlier. University president Charles Steger also spoke to the crowd.

Gov. Timothy Kaine ordered state flags ...

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