Virginia Tech Tragedy: The Lives Lost

From the freshman with a "luminous smile" to the hero Holocaust survivor who helped save his students' lives, see the portraits of the victims


Sherman (right), a sophomore studying history and international studies, was considered by friends to be an "optimistic person." During a recent meeting with her dorm's honors discussion group, another member, freshman Jenna Gorbatkin, recalls the Springfield, Va., native saying, " 'I think that all the small things and little joys in life make it worth living.' "

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