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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 bravery, strength, and courage, and tells them that "without you, there's no hope in our country."

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 "all that you have done for the city of Boston and those who were injured." The card also contains a drawing of an American flag.

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 helping victims and capturing the suspects. It also says that "Without people like you the world would be a much darker place."

List of mayors of affected town and cities

Digital copy of a list of mayors sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The names are written on a piece of paper, and perhaps mention potential recipients of the sender's letters.

Message from the Sandy Hook Peaceful Arts organization

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The message is from the Sandy Hook Peaceful Arts organization in Newtown, CT. Included with the message is a "peace flag" the organization sends "to those who are suffering the consequences of violence."

Signed poster left at the Copley Square Memorial

Digital image of a poster left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square from the First Congregational Church of Willimantic, Connecticut.

"One Boston" banner from the Boston Marathon memorial at Copley Square.

Image of One Boston banner left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. Banner is filled with signatures and messages on both sides; signees are from around the world, including Uruguay and Brazil.

"We Love You Boston" poster from Copley Square Memorial

Digital image of a poster left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square by the Arlinghaus family. The poster features balloons and the phrase "friends in Connecticut."