Condolences, April 18, 2007

Shocked to hear the news. Our thoughts are with the families.

RBWM Education
Windsor
England

April 18, 2007, 5:52am • Windsor, England • #7489

Dear Virginia Tech community,
Your sense of community support and spirit is an insperation to so many around the world.  My thoughts and prayers are with you.

God bless you all!
N.E.

April 18, 2007, 5:52am • Cairo, Egypt • #7490

Heartfelt sympathy and condolances from the UK.  No-one deserves to have their life taken away by another, and no words can comfort you in your grief.  To the parents that have lost their child, no-one else can know the pain of loss of your precious son or daughter.

But know that throughout the nations of the world, many stand with you, are praying for you, and send their love.  Keep strong and support one another.  Keep each other close.  Keep the memories of your friends, colleagues, sons and daughters alive, and find comfort in the love and support you recieve from those you know, and from those far away who are shocked and saddened by these tragic events.

The YOUNG family, North Yorkshire, UK

April 18, 2007, 5:52am • Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND • #7491

My deepest condolencies on this unbearable tragedy that has fallen upon your university community.
Ayelet Gordon, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, 24.

April 18, 2007, 5:52am • Jeusalem, Israel • #7492

I would like to send my condolences to all the victims of the shootings and to their families and friends. University students are the future of society, killing them means killing the future of mankind. And if no one went to school with a gun in their bag, these horrible things would never happen. So I say NO to weapons, YES to life. Lots of love from Spain

April 18, 2007, 5:52am • Spain • #7493

Your pain is felt all over the world, even over here in Flagstaff Arizona. Please know that all the victims and their families will be in our thoughts and prayers for a long time to come. May you find comfort in one another to help you through this tragic time.

April 18, 2007, 5:52am • Flagstaff, AZ • #7494

How can anyone who hasn’t themselves been affected by what amounts to a massacre so close to home really understand the feelings of Virginia Tech today?

I won’t pretend that I can relate fully, in fact I’m not afraid to say that I’m grateful that I can’t. But I do feel for you all very strongly and my heart goes out to you.

Although everyone who has been effected by these tragic deaths has paused to mourn and wrestle with their disbelief, I am confident that the spirit of hope and of renewed purpose will return in time.

Of course respects to the dead must be paid and compassion and understanding to their friends and relatives, yet also show yourselves and everyone else that although your are all hurt so badly you cannot be beaten by such insanity.

Good luck to all Virginia Tech students with your studies and I hope you manage in time to appreciate and enjoy once more what should be one of the richest periods of your lives - being VT Hokies.

Our thoughts are with you from across the Atlantic.

Marijan-Benedict

April 18, 2007, 5:52am • Leeds University, England, Britain. • #7495

Dear students,
my sincer condelonse. i pray that the lord will give all of u enough strenght to pass this horrific days.

yangchen,
nepal

April 18, 2007, 5:52am • kathmandu, nepal • #7496

just to let everyone know, my thoughts and prayers are with everyone

April 18, 2007, 5:52am • martin doyle,calais,maine • #7497

I live in the UK and everyone I know has the deepest sympathy for anyone affected.
The story is being covered all around the world and we are thinking of you all.
Stay Strong and you WILL get through it.

April 18, 2007, 5:53am • London, England • #7498

I want to say to all that lost their loved ones, I am so sorry for your loss. Also to all who were injured. I am lifting each of you in my prayers to my God.
Take care
Take comfort in knowing that God is there, call on Him

April 18, 2007, 5:53am • Harrisonburg VA • #7499

My prayers go out to all in your community and beyond as this has touched many.  May you find healing and peace through your grieving.  May you not find hatred.

April 18, 2007, 5:53am • Singapore • #7500

It is very sad that this has happened.  Unfortunately, this will continue to happen because nerds like Cho feel so isolated.  He tried to talked to some girl and she calls the police on him.  Very sad.  He must have felt like an alien.  Why are we humans so cruel?

April 18, 2007, 5:53am • tijuana, mexico • #7501

At a time when so much good will and heartfelt compassion goes out to everyone at Virginia Tech, I want my own to touch the President, the campus police, and everyone involved in the initial response.  These people are so obviously kind, so deeply caring about the students, faculty and staff in their charge that it is obvious they responded in a way they thought at the time was completely appropriate.  While hindsight makes everyone’s vision abundantly clear, none of us can know just how much that first shooting must have affected them.  The subsequent events were beyond anyone’s imagining or prediction, and they had to deal with it while already in a state of profound shock and bewilderment.  And throughout it all, in an overpowering media spotlight, they have to act as composed and responsible leaders.  They are remarkable human beings, and are a very public representation of all the qualities that make Virginia Tech the outstanding school it apparently is.

Everyone’s thoughts and prayers are with you.

April 18, 2007, 5:53am • Branford, CT • #7502

God gave a sister to souvenir, he called her hope.

April 18, 2007, 5:53am • Paris - France • #7503

This is a worldwide tragedy, and the world grieves with you.
My deepest condolences for your loss.
God Bless you all

János Kanyó
Hungary

April 18, 2007, 5:53am • Hungary • #7504

May the souls of the dear departed have eternal rest.
And may the Good Lord comfort their families and the community of Virginia Tech.

Ishmael Larkai

April 18, 2007, 5:54am • Accra, Ghana • #7505

I want to share my condolences to all the families who have lost their loved ones and to the students lots of love
Andrea Ras

April 18, 2007, 5:54am • Netherlands • #7506

I am very sad
GOD WITH ALL
hussam

April 18, 2007, 5:54am • HOMS SYRIA • #7507

Hi my name is Stuart Broadbent I’m 27 and I live in Moorabbin in Victoria Australia and I would like to pass on my deepest condolences to all the family, friends and students who have lost love ones, I have kept up to date with Fox News and CNN on cable TV here and I just can’t stop watching and I do feel so so sorry for you all.
Keep strong all of you, you will always have my prayers. xxx

April 18, 2007, 5:54am • Victoria, Australia • #7508

I am so sorry to hear about this sad event, all my thoughts go to the people who lost their lives, and their families and friends.....God bless you all.
Sam UK

April 18, 2007, 5:54am • uk • #7509

i feel for everyone at virginia tech and there family’s and u will make it through this down time,keep ur spirits high,

April 18, 2007, 5:54am • Australia • #7510

deep grief!

April 18, 2007, 5:54am • liaoning china • #7511

Best wishes from Great Britain at this awful time. Your friends across the ocean are with you as always.

April 18, 2007, 5:54am • Manchester, England • #7512

Loved forever

April 18, 2007, 5:54am • The netherlands • #7513

My family and I were totally shocked at this bloody massacre. We never at all expected such an incident to strike and harm an innocent population which was on the sacred path of studying and harvesting knowledge. Also to be deprived of the warmth of brotherhood and parenthood is back breaking and devastating. I totally understand. As a devout catholic and firm believer in our Lord Jesus I’m sure the innocent victims are embracing every single moment of peace and mercy in the spacious glorious Heavens. I will always pray and I’m sure that our merciful Lord will console the hearts of the grieving families in his own gracious and warm way. According to our faith, when a person departs this mortal world, there is much sadness in our hearts. He/she is no longer with us in the flesh. However what is consoling and calming is the fact that the departed are embraced by the grace of our Lord in his heavens and are privileged with eternal comfort with Him. May our Lord have mercy on all of us.

Feras Werr
Amman Jordan

April 18, 2007, 5:55am • Amman Jordan • #7514

Virginia Tech family

My deepest condolences go to everyone of you guys. I cannot believe a tragedy like this.

God bless you all.

Siras

April 18, 2007, 5:55am • Oklahoma city, OK • #7515

Quiero expresar mis mas sinceras condolencias a todas las familias de las victimas, asi como a toda la cominidad universitaria del Virginia Tech.

Rodolfo Angulo Vidal

April 18, 2007, 5:55am • Sevilla, España • #7516

My condolences to every famili who has lost friends of family.

We pray for you.

G.J.

April 18, 2007, 5:55am • Rijssen Holland • #7517

From across the ocean i send my heartfelt best wishes, to all those affected by this horrible event, life will never be the same , but from sharing, some strength can be found.
my sympathies
M Urch

April 18, 2007, 5:55am • England • #7518

My thoughts are with you all,every day. Chris/Glasgows

April 18, 2007, 5:55am • Scotland • #7519

=i cant do anything ..
but i pray for here ..
for all victims and their family ..
and for all Virginia Tech student ..

God Bless You all ..

this is so sad .. ><;;
1 victim from indonesia ..

*hugs all*

WanDa Regina ~

April 18, 2007, 5:55am • Jakarta, Indonesia • #7520

My Thoughts are with you, your families and community.

Steven (William and Mary ‘97)

April 18, 2007, 5:55am • London, United Kingdom • #7521

Really I am sad that this worst incident happened to Tech community. I pray to god that this kind of event should not happen in future. My Condolences to Prof.Loganathan family members and other who affected by this worst incident.

April 18, 2007, 5:56am • Bangalore,Karnataka, INDIA • #7522

I want to express my condolences to all the family of the victims.
My thoughts goes out to you, and to all the community of Virginia Tech.
Go Hokies!!!

Federico
21 years old from Rome, Italy

April 18, 2007, 5:56am • Rome, Italy • #7523

In sorrow do we wail,
yet while the world seems crashing down
let us rise up together
let us overcome
that hatred and bigotry
that intolerance and rage
and all those other barriers
that we might know peace
and peace might be all our children know.

This is of course a terrible tragedy.  It is a moment in history which is tragic as well as saddening.  May God bless you guys and guide you through this. 

Chris W.

April 18, 2007, 5:56am • Williamsburg, Va • #7524

My thoughts are with the family’s of those killed in this horrific event and also with those students at the university who have been put through hell. I can’t begin to imagine how they must be feeling. I only know that you will all pull through and continue to do well in your studies. I am a final year student and I know how hard it is to concentrate on a normal day, but everyone needs to stay on track and remember not to let those students die in vain.

God bless

Alexandra

April 18, 2007, 5:56am • Canterbury Christchurch University, United Kingdom • #7525

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When pray for the death, please re consider ourselves.

April 18, 2007, 5:56am • shanghai, china • #7526

My heart goes out to all of the victims and their families, especially Prof. G. V. Loganathan’s family. I graduated in 1999 with a Civil Engineering degree and he was one of my professors when I was a Junior. Thank you G.V for your contribution towards making me who I am today!

Faith Wangusi (nee Mkhatshwa)

April 18, 2007, 5:56am • Kenya • #7527

Stay Strong, the world mourns with you
carly

April 18, 2007, 5:57am • uk • #7528

i would like to express my condolences to the women and men dat got killet on april 16 i am very sorry and i will pray 4 yous and ur familys xx aaron rattigan

April 18, 2007, 5:57am • ireland,dublin • #7529

Never again such very sad story…
Rest in Peace All of Victims ...

April 18, 2007, 5:57am • Seoul Korea • #7530

It’s always hard to understand why these things happen, I don’t think any of us will ever have answers.

My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

April 18, 2007, 5:57am • Australia • #7531

I’m absolutely shocked and horrified with this horrible and tragic act, it shows how dark it can get in this world. My prayers go out to all the innocent victims and direct family/friends.

Keep your heads up no matter how hard it may be right now just stay strong!!!

April 18, 2007, 5:57am • the Netherlands • #7532

I for one share your grief yet I do not know any of you. This senseless tragedy has however brought all of you into my life. I grieve with you. My heart belongs now to everybody on the VT campus. I have shed many tears over this horrific event and I pray that the world will learn a lesson from this incident.

Go Hokies!!!

Roger Dolan

April 18, 2007, 5:57am • Boston, Massachusetts • #7534

my deepest sympathies to those who got affected and their families. i’ll forever remember the hokies.

April 18, 2007, 5:57am • Medina, Saudi Arabia • #7535

To all you Hokies- You are strong and we believe in you. My thoughts and prayers are with you. I’d want to share this with you and hope it gives you some peace as it me in my loss of a friend. “To Those I Love” If I should ever leave you and go along the Silent Way, Grive not, nor speak of me with tears,But laugh and talk of me as if I were beside you there. I’d come could I but find a way. And when you hear a song or see abird I loved, please do not let the thought of me be sad...For I am loving you as I always have...You were so good to me! There are so many things I wanted still to do-so many things to say to you...We cannot see Beyond...But this I know I loved you so-I will always be with you as love and friendships live on. Remember our good times and find happiness live as you would if I were here because I always will be.  Jackie

April 18, 2007, 5:58am • Johnstown,New York • #7536

I’m sad for students, i’m sad for america,...just all my condolences.

alexandra

April 18, 2007, 5:58am • Paris, France • #7537

You all are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless All of you!

Jennifer

April 18, 2007, 5:58am • West Virginia • #7538

My sincere condolences go out to all concerned in this terrible tragedy. Despite the fact that we live on the other side of the world, We all share in your grief and immense sorrow. My heart and prayers are with you all right now.
H.Soybir

April 18, 2007, 5:58am • Famagusta, N.CYPRUS • #7539