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VA Tech football team to wear special helmet decals in honor of Newtown victims

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helmetIf there’s one place that’s familiar with tragedy, it’s Virginia Tech.

That’s why, when their football team plays Rutgers on Friday in the Russell Athletics Bowl, they will be wearing a special helmet decal.

It’s a tribute to honor both the Newtown, Connecticut school shooting victims and the victims of the Virginia Tech tragedy in 2007.

It has the number 58 on it — the number killed in the two combined shooting—and the  word “prevail” written across it.

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