It's been one week since the tragic shootings on the Virginia Tech campus claimed the lives of 27 students and 5 professors. While no amount of consolation can bring back those who were lost, the outpouring of support that has come in from around the world has been, in a word, incredible.



What do you say to people who've lost a loved one in a senseless act of violence? You say what's on your mind. It may be anger, grief, sorrow or confusion. No matter what the message, it's the act of speaking itself that counts.



Many of you have used YouTube to do just that -- to speak out, to reach out and, sometimes, to lash out. We wanted to recognize all of the positive ways people are coming together by highlighting some of the tributes and thoughts posted by Tubers in Blacksburg and beyond. Here are just a few:








If you know of any more related videos that deserve to be seen by a wider audience, please tell us about them and we'll continue to feature and share the global response to this tragedy.




Yours,

The YouTube Team