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Card from a child to the City of Boston

Digital copy of a card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The card it titled, "DON'T LOSE HOPE, IT GETS BETTER." It contains an inspirational paragraph and lists Martin Richard and Krystle Campbell under an "RIP" title.

Card from a child to the City of Boston.

Digital copy of a card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The front of the card says "I [heart picture] Boston." The inside of the card includes a large "R.I.P. Martin Richard" message and a long condolence message addressed to "Boston Residence [sic.]."

Card sent to the City of Boston from Wells, UK.

Digital copy of a card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The front of the card has a picture of Wells Cathedral in Somerset, UK, and the inside is a handwritten note. The note is addressed "To anyone in authority" and asks that the writer's sympathies be conveyed to the Richard family. The writer refers to…

Memorial crosses from the Boston Marathon Memorial at Copley Square

Image of flowers, stuffed animals, and memorial crosses left at the original Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. The image was taken at the corner of Arlington and Bolyston Streets. The memorial crosses bear the names of Krystle Campbell, Martin William Richard, Lingzi Lu, and Sean Collier.

Copley Square Memorial cross for Martin Richard

Image of a memorial cross for Martin Richard left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square.

"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."

Poster from the Boston Marathon memorial ("Phillips")

Digital image of a poster left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. Poster has the word "Phillips" written in large letters across the top, presumably in reference to the Phillips Academy (Andover, MA) . Images of Sean Collier, Krystle Campbell, Martin Richard, and Lu Lingzi taped to the poster. "B Strong" and "Boston Strong" logos…

Poster at Copley Square Memorial

Digital image of a poster left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. Features a Boston Red Sox "B" with American flag detail and the Boston skyline. The names of the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings and their aftermath appear underneath the skyline.

Martin Richard memorial poster at Copley Square Memorial

Digital image of a poster left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square in memory of Martin Richard.