Dr. Liviu Librescu, age 76

Lost to gun violence on April 16, 2007 in Blacksburg, Virginia.

Virginia Tech shooting
He was from Ploiești, Romania
and was a professor of Engineering
At the sound of gunshots Librescu blocked the door of his classroom while 22 of his students climbed out a window and jumped to safety

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    3 he saved 22 lives! he's a hero! 💙

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