Photos: Remembering Virginia Tech, 10 Years After the Massacre

WASHINGTON — Sunday, April 16, 2017 marks 10 years gone by since the deadly shooting on Virginia Tech’s campus that killed 32 people.

In light of the campus’ “Day of Remembrance,” here is a look at the events held throughout the day and the community over the years.

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Every April 16 is difficult for Virginia Tech faculty, staff and alumni as they remember the day Seung-Hui Cho killed a total of 32 students and faculty members and then killed himself. (Courtesy Virginia Tech)\n"},{"type":"photo","media":"

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A visitor walks near a remembrance wreath at the War Memorial Chapel on the campus of Virginia Tech April 16, 2012 in Blacksburg, Virginia. Virginia Tech is marking the fifth anniversary of the killing of 32 students and faculty by Seung Hui Cho in 2007, the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. This is the first year the university has not suspended classes on April 16. (Photo by Jared Soares\/Getty Images)\n"},{"type":"photo","media":"

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In this April 16, 2009, file photo, students, friends and family hold candles up during a candle light vigil marking the second anniversary of the April 16, 2007, shootings at Virginia Tech on the campus of the school in Blacksburg, Va. In recent years, America has had many scenes of mass shootings. The campus of Virginia Tech University. A shopping center in Tucson, Ariz. A movie theater in Aurora, Colo. A temple in Oak Creek, Wisc. None put gun control back on the national agenda in a serious way. Then came the elementary school massacre in Newtown, Conn., after the election, and that all changed. Or so it seemed. (AP Photo\/Steve Helber, File)\n"},{"type":"photo","media":"

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A Virginia Tech student attends a candle light vigil marking the second anniversary of the shootings at Virginia Tech on the campus of the school in Blacksburg, Va., Thursday, April 16, 2009. (AP Photo\/Steve Helber)\n"},{"type":"ad","media":"

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Flags are posted on the stones representing the shooting victims amongst flowers, candles, and notes of condolence at a makeshift memorial on the drill field of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va., Saturday, April 21, 2007. (AP Photo\/Charles Dharapak)\n"},{"type":"photo","media":"

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A man who chose not to be identified places a flag on a stone to remember Cho Seung-Hui amongst the memorial to his 32 victims on the campus of Virginia Tech University April 20, 2007 in Blacksburg, Virginia. Seung-Hui, a 23-year-old South Korean undergraduate student in his senior year at the school, went on a shooting rampage with two handguns in West Ambler Johnston dormitory and Norris Hall killing the 32 people before killing himself. (Photo by Scott Olson\/Getty Images)\n"},{"type":"photo","media":"

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Students wearing t-shirts in memory of West Springfield High School graduate Leslie Sherman joined hundreds of other people for a memorial cermony for the victims of the Virginia Tech massacre sponsored by the Fairfax County Public Schools in the Robinson Secondary School gymnasium April 20, 2007 in Fairfax, Virginia. Sherman and four other of the 32 victims attended Fairfax County Public School. The shooter, Seung-Hui Cho, also attended Fairfax County Public Schools. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla\/Getty Images)\n"},{"type":"photo","media":"

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Virginia Tech community members sign boards that were placed on the Drillfield the week after April 16, 2007. Several boards will be on display during the 2017 Day of Remembrance events. (Courtesy Virginia Tech)\n"},{"type":"ad","media":"

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President Bush, right, accompanied by Virginia Gov. Timothy Kaine, ,second from right, first lady Laura Bush, left, and Kaine’s wife Anne Holton, second from left, signs a memorial for Virginia Tech shooting victims, Tuesday, April 17, 2007, in Blacksburg, Va. (AP\/Gerald Herbert)\n"}], previews: [{"index":0,"src":"http:\/\/wtop.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2017\/04\/vt-poster-260x174.jpg"},{"index":1,"src":"http:\/\/wtop.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2017\/04\/GettyImages-142981187-260x174.jpg"},{"index":2,"src":"http:\/\/wtop.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2017\/04\/AP_666278415455-260x174.jpg"},{"index":3,"src":"http:\/\/wtop.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2017\/04\/vt-shooting-4-260x174.jpg"},{"index":5,"src":"http:\/\/wtop.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2017\/04\/vt-shooting-2-260x174.jpg"},{"index":6,"src":"http:\/\/wtop.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2017\/04\/GettyImages-73934532-260x174.jpg"},{"index":7,"src":"http:\/\/wtop.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2017\/04\/GettyImages-73939166-260x174.jpg"},{"index":8,"src":"http:\/\/wtop.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2017\/04\/VT-white-boards1490704177882-260x174.jpg"},{"index":10,"src":"http:\/\/wtop.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2017\/04\/vt-shooting-3-260x174.jpg"}], prev: "\t", next: "\t" };

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