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Letter of condolence and encouragement from a student at Osceola High School

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The letter is handwritten from a student at Osceola High School and expresses the students sympathy for those "devastated" by the Boston Marathon Bombing. The student also encourages those affected by including positive messages and "sending her…

Letter of sympathy from a student at Osceola High School

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The letter is handwritten from a student at Osceola High School and expresses the students sympathy toward those affected by the Boston Marathon Bombing. The student says that they are sending "thoughts and prayers their way."

Letter of sympathy and encouragement from a student at Osceola High School

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The letter is handwritten from a student at Osceola High School who used to reside in Boston. The student writes, "My heart goes out to those hurt and effected by this bombing."

Card from a woman in Florida

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. A woman from Kissimmee, Florida sends a card of a patriotic support to the people of Boston.

Card from the Social Club of Kings Point in Delray Beach, Florida.

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. A sympathy card signed by the members of the Social Club of Kings Point in Delray Beach, Florida.

Letter from a blind poet from Florida

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. A blind poet from Hallandale, Florida sends a letter and a poem to the people of Boston. The poem begins by using Boston as an acronym and "concludes with my heartfelt love and prayers."

List of mayors of affected town and cities

Digital copy of a list of mayors sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The names are written on a piece of paper, and perhaps mention potential recipients of the sender's letters.

Card sent to the City of Boston

Digital copy of a greeting card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The card is from the Kings Point Players, a theatre group located in Delray Beach, Florida. The card reads "thinking of you" and announces prayers for the victims.

Letter from Mayor David O. Archie of Tarpon Springs to Mayor Menino

Digital copy of a letter sent to Mayor Menino in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The letter is from Mayor David O. Archie of Tarpon Springs, FL. The mayor notes that the community signed a banner entitled "Tarpon Springs Loves Boston" and included photo collages. Poet Nancy Barquero-Gonzalez is quoted in the letter.

Letter from a girl in Lake City, FL

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The girl mentions stopping what she and her mom were doing when they found out about the tragedy and went around town asking for signatures to show their support for Boston.