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April and violence in America

Published On: Apr 16 2013 02:49:01 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 14 2014 10:02:03 AM CDT

Each April, Americans pause to remember several violent tragedies that have happened on U.S. soil. In light of the shootings at two Jewish facilities outside Kansas City on Sunday, look back at the other attacks that have occurred around the same time.

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On April 16, 2007, student Seung-Hui Cho gunned down 32 students and professors and wounded another 17 at Virginia Tech. Cho staged two different attacks on different parts of the campus about two hours apart. He then killed himself. The date of the Virginia Tech shootings falling so near other anniversaries of violent events appears to be a coincidence.

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