Joseph (Joe) Librescu, the son of Liviu Librescu, the teacher who protected his students at the cost of his own life in the Virgina Tech killing spree yesterday, sent a heart-felt message to all Hotnews.ro readers.
"I am professor Librescu's son and I want to thank all those who wrote such beautiful notes about him", the letter reads.
"Even though he left the country for a long time, he never forgot its beauty. We were supposed to meet in Predeal this summer, for a family reunion.
Once again I want to thank you for all the beautiful things you wrote about him".
Professor Liviu Librescu's gesture was widely commented on in the Romanian and international media.
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An Associated Press article was almost instantly quoted by all international media.
Haaretz are just a few of the TV stations and newspapers that brought an hommage to the lost professor.
Romanian media ware just as present as the international ones:
"Romanian hero in mourning America", Evenimentul Zilei reads on the first page;