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Note from the University of Connecticut

Digital copy of a note sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The note is written by a University of Connecticut student, who thanks first responders for their courage and work during the bombing response.

Note from the University of Connecticut

Digital copy of a note sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The note is a thank you note from a Massachusetts native to first responders, and it thanks them for their bravery during the bombing response.

Note from the University of Connecticut

Digital copy of a note sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The note reads "The Huskies are here for BOSTON!"

Note from the University of Connecticut

Digital copy of a note sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The note reads "Boston, You guys are true heros."

Card from the University of Connecticut

Digital copy of a card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The card contains a quote from Stephen Colbert, who pointed out that "Boston was founded by the Pilgrims, a people so tough they had to buckle their hats on." The inside of the card is a drawing of an aggressive Pilgrim.

Note from the University of Connecticut

Digital copy of a note sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The note reads "UConn is here for all of Boston, our hearts and prayers go out to all of those involved in this tragedy and the familys [sic.] + friends therein."

Note from the University of Connecticut

Digital copy of a note sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The note reads, "All of us at UConn are here for you in your time of need. Everyone that was affected is in our hearts and we are all praying for you guys."

Card from the University of Connecticut

Digital copy of a note sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The note reads, "Thank you for everything."

Card from the University of Connecticut

Digital copy of a card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The card thanks first responders and law enforcement officers for their response to the bombings, and includes a drawing that reads "UCONN *hearts* BOSTON."

Card from the University of Connecticut

Digital copy of a card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The card thanks first responders for their response to the bombings, and tells them that their response is "the reason people still have hope."