Jeff Charles, the "Voice of the ECU Pirates,” was a broadcaster for Virginia Tech before coming to ECU. We talked to him Tuesday morning on WITN 7 News at Sunrise. He says he's devastated by what happened and says Blacksburg, home to Virginia Tech, is a close knit community much like Greenville. "It reaches all across the state as far as people who come to school, and as you mention everyone who lives around there is a Hokie, much like it is around here, people who live here are Pirates, very close knit, people bond together." Charles calls those at Virginia Tech resilient, and says he knows they'll bounce back.
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