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Poster from the Copley Square memorial with messages left by various people

Image of a signed poster left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. Messages include biblical references ("Psalms 86: 5-7"), quotes from literature ("Ulysses," by Tennyson), and "Boston Strong" references, among others. Geographic regions referenced include Quincy (MA), North Carolina ("N.C."), and Tampa (FL), among others.

Poster from the Copley Square Memorial with messages from various people

Digital image of a poster left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. Messages on the poster include references to "Boston Strong" and President Barack Obama's remarks on Boston in the wake of the bombings ("Boston is a strong and resilient city...so are its people."), among others. Geographic regions referenced include South Boston,…

Boston Strong Poster left at the Copley Square Memorial

Digital image of a "Boston Strong" poster left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. Handwritten message on poster notes that it was "Made by Dale Fleming" and "Hung By The Brunts (Newport, N.H.)."

Poster left at the Copley Square Memorial ("From tragedy we grow stronger")

Digital image of poster left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. Poster features the phrase "from tragedy we grow stronger" and a drawing of a large flower.

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.

Drawing and letter left at the Copley Square Memorial

Digital image of a drawing left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. Drawing is of MIT buildings, a sailboat on the Charles, and an MIT police car. Letter is written by "Diego Cardenal" and references the citywide lockdown.

"All who helped" poster left at the Copley Square Memorial

Digital image of a poster left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. Poster bears the phrase "All who helped." Image in center is photo taken by Chris Pentacoff of "American flag" created by hackers on MIT's Green Building in the wake of the September 11th attacks. Many messages on poster include references to MIT, Many messages are…

Signed poster left at the Copley Square Memorial ("Tufts Medical Center" / MIT)

Digital image of a poster left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. "Tufts Medical Center" written in large letters across top of the poster, but poster is also signed "from all of us at MIT." Image in center is photo taken by Chris Pentacoff of "American flag" created by hackers on MIT's Green Building in the wake of the September…

Signed poster left at the Copley Square Memorial

Digital image of a poster left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square by AIR. Poster features message stating that "AIR is Boston Strong." Signed by AIRʻs international offices: London, Munich, Singapore, San Francisco, Beijing, Tokyo, and Boston.

"Boston Strong RIP" poster left at the Copley Square Memorial

Digital image of a finger-painted poster left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. Poster features the phrase "Boston Strong" and Rest in Peace, as well as images of Lu Lingzi ("Lingzi Lu"), Krystle Campbell, and Martin Richard. Poster also features poem titled "A wish for the world."