I live about 25 minutes from the Virginia Tech campus. Yesterday we were faced with an unimaginable tragedy that was so close to home. This afternoon we watched as the President of the United States flew over our hometown to comfort the Virginia Tech family. I am without words. My prayers are with the families and friends of all of these students and faculty members. If you missed Nikki Giovanni's inspiring words at the Convocation, "We are Virginia Tech", you can view them here. You can read the transcript here.