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FBI agents in Watertown

This photo was originally published by the Northeastern University Political Review in its coverage of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings.

I had just returned from France....

I had just returned from France the day before and due to the jet-lag I had just woken up. My mom called me downstairs asking to see the pictures I had posted to facebook from my trip. I stood behind my mom as she scrolled through her news feed to look for the pictures and as she kept scrolling, I noticed something strange on her news feed. I told…

There are two days in my life...

There are two days in my life that I am able to recall with more exact details than the rest. On September 11th, 2001, I sat in a classroom with my peers. Our principal came over the loudspeaker and told us that something very bad had happened in New York, but didn’t tell us what. Every single person in the room was quiet. I can, with exact…

Boston Strong

This picture was taken at the Boston Common after lockdown. There was still a heavy police presence. "BOSTON STRONG"

Twitter Post about Lockdown

Tweet posted in response to announcement on the Boston University website on the morning of the lockdown:

My university's website: Stay inside and avoid windows." Talking Heads - Life in Wartime: "You oughta know not to stand by the window ..."

Announcement on Boston University Website

Announcement posted to main website at Boston University advising them to shelter in place (and avoid standing near windows).

Announcement on Boston University Website

Announcement posted to main website at Boston University advising them to shelter in place (and avoid standing near windows).

Interview with Watertown Police officers who exchanged fire with the Tsarnaevs (WCVB-TV Footage)

Footage fromWCVB-TV (Channel 5 Boston). Interviews with several police officers involved in the initial exchange of fire with the Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev on Thursday, April 18th, 2013. WCVB-TV, a partner of Our Marathon, has graciously agreed to share footage related to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings with the archive.For additional…

Interview with Dave Henneberry, owner of boat in Watertown where Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found (WCVB-TV Footage)

Footage fromWCVB-TV(Channel 5 Boston). WCVB news anchor Ed Harding interviews Watertown boat owner Dave Henneberry about how he found Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in his boat the night of April 19th, 2013, just moments after the shelter-in-place order had been lifted. WCVB-TV, a partner of Our Marathon, has graciously agreed to share footage related to the…

My worst night of sleep

I use the Sleep Cycle app to track my sleep quality. Usually I go to bed around 12:30, but on Thursday, April 18, I stayed up past 2:00, watching the news coverage of the hunt for the Tsarnaev brothers. My husband stayed up all night watching the news, and came to wake me up after only a few hours to tell me that the city was shutting down and I…