|On my knees
With my life in my arms
The blood flows past my
Slide off my trembling lips
Onto her pale
Like water thru my fingers
Her life slips away.
It was only on May 4, 1998 that over 200 students and supporters marched on KSU President Carol Cartwright's office to demand that the spots where Sandra, Bill, Jeffrey and Allison were shot not be subjected to parked cars, oil slicks and massive indifference. Only after a 2 hour sit-in and lengthy negotiations with President Cartwright did she promise to consider the students demands and to render a decision on July 1. Despite that being in the summer when the campus would be virtually empty, students planned to hold a rally on July 1 to greet her decision. However, President Cartwright announced just a few days before the planned rally that the University would indeed close the four spots and erect markers in each space.
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