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Digital Photo: "Boston Strong" message on MBTA bus

Internet meme from a collection of Boston Marathon memes gathered by Elena Agapie. At the time of the 2013 Boston Marathon, Elena was a research assistant at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard. Elena's collection was part of a larger project on "Topical Meme Sharing," which she has described in greater detail on her own web…

Digital Photo: Children hold "Boston Strong" poster

Internet meme from a collection of Boston Marathon memes gathered by Elena Agapie. At the time of the 2013 Boston Marathon, Elena was a research assistant at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard. Elena's collection was part of a larger project on "Topical Meme Sharing," which she has described in greater detail on her own web…

Digital Image: "Boston Strong" American flag runners

Internet meme from a collection of Boston Marathon memes gathered by Elena Agapie. At the time of the 2013 Boston Marathon, Elena was a research assistant at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard. Elena's collection was part of a larger project on "Topical Meme Sharing," which she has described in greater detail on her own web…

Digital Photo: Boston Red Sox are Boston Strong

Internet meme from a collection of Boston Marathon memes gathered by Elena Agapie. At the time of the 2013 Boston Marathon, Elena was a research assistant at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard. Elena's collection was part of a larger project on "Topical Meme Sharing," which she has described in greater detail on her own web…

Digital Photo: "We are Boston Strong" dogs

Three dogs with signs that say "We are Boston" "We are strong" and "We are Boston Strong"

Internet meme from a collection of Boston Marathon memes gathered by Elena Agapie. At the time of the 2013 Boston Marathon, Elena was a research assistant at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard. Elena's collection was part of a larger…

"Run Jane Run!" banner at Copley Square Boston Marathon memorial

Photograph of a large banner reading "Run Jane Run," surrounded by flowers and balloons, at the Boston Marathon Copley Square memorial. The inscription on the top left of the banner reads: "In 1996 my wife Jane was one of 40,000 runners at the 100th Boston Marathon. It would be easier to spot the family, so I made 2 banners. They have stayed in my…

American flag artwork at Boston Marathon Copley Square memorial

An American flag made from what appears to be wooden boards and wire, at the Boston Marathon Copley Square memorial. Inscriptions include "NY loves Boston," "Boston Strong," "God Bless," and "Sean Collier." Baseballs, flags and flowers are also visible.

Flowers and t-shirts at Boston Marathon Copley Square memorial

A row of t-shirts and flowers along a fence at the Boston Marathon Copley Square memorial. Shirts include "Boston College Newton Fan," "Mass General Cystic Fibrosis Marathon Team," and "Gloucester."

Running shoes at Boston Marathon Copley Square memorial

A section of fence hung with running shoes, signs, and flowers at the Boston Marathon Copley Square memorial. A sign in the foreground reads: "These people tried to make life bad for the city of Boston, but all they can ever do is show just how good those people are. -Stephen Colbert"

Tribute to victims at Boston Marathon Copley Square memorial

Photograph of crosses bearing the names of Martin Richard, Lingzi Lu, and Krystle Campbell, along with their pictures, at the Boston Marathon Copley Square memorial. The crosses are surrounded by stuffed animals and flowers.