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20 August 2007

Washington Post

BLACKSBURG, Virginia — Tudor Lang picked the strongest stones. Big slabs of gray-colored rock that he could saw and chisel down to the planned foot-wide squares. A weaker stone might break in the wrong place, might crumble. These had to be solid, Lang said. A stonemason at the Virginia Tech quarry, Lang had the task of cutting the 32 stones that were unveiled Sunday as the official memorial for the victims killed on campus April 16. For two months, the stones took... (

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