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A vigil worth attending

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The event was not just for mourning, though; it was to encourage those attending Tech to be aware of their surroundings and classmates and to show support for those still hurting from the April 16 shootings.

Thirty-three desks sat near the clock tower, signifying the 33 lives that were lost due to a senseless act. During the vigil, candles which had been placed on each desk were lit, and a moment of silence was given to remember the victims, the families, the friends and the country that is slowly picking up the pieces and moving on.

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