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Dr. Leslie Morse

Dr. Leslie Morse recorded an oral history with the WBUR Oral History Project.

Dara Casparian and Samantha Conley

Dara Casparian and Samantha Conley recorded an oral history with the WBUR Oral History Project.

Dr. David Crandell

Dr. David Crandell recorded an oral history with the WBUR Oral History Project.

David Storto and Jayne Guberman

Photo of David Storto, participant in WBUR Oral History Project, with oral historian Jayne Guberman.

Jimmy Plourde

Photograph of Jimmy Plourde, a participant in the WBUR Oral History Project.

Alicia Shambo

Photo of Alicia Shambo, a participant in the WBUR Oral History Project.

Waheeda Saif

Photograph of Waheeda Saif, Program Coordinator at the Riverside Trauma Center, who recorded an oral history for the WBUR Oral History Project.

Board members for the Brittany Fund for Trauma & Recovery

In 2013, Boston Marathon bombing survivor Brittany Loring founded the Brittany Loring Trauma Fund to help support families and individuals affected by traumatic events through financial support to allow survivors to focus on their physical and emotional recovery. Pictured from left to right are the Fund's Board Members: Patricia Jones, Anthony…

Poem for Boston

By: Anne Stanziani
Quincy, Ma


A city cries.
A city weeps.
Disaster on our city streets.

Mothers, Daughters, Fathers, Sons –
A day of fun for everyone.

The marathon!!
Run every year-
To Wild Applause
And Lots of Cheer!
Then –
How could we know?
How could we guess?
Two terrorists were with the rest –
Mingling there…

In Afghanistan

I was working as a contractor on an Army camp in Afghanistan when the bombing happened. A lot of people from my camp came into my office to tell me about it because everyone knew I was from Boston and proud of it.
Somebody had an iPhone and he connected with a friend from Seattle, who had the police scanner on her computer. A big group of us…