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"Boston Strong" drawing from at Copley Square Memorial

Digital image of a drawing left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. Drawing features the "Boston Strong" ribbon and a cross.

"Boston Strong" collage from Copley Square Memorial

Digital image of a newspaper collage left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. Image is a collage of headlines and photographs from various news and print media outlets.

"Boston Strong" American flag poster from the Copley Square Memorial

Digital image of a poster left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. The poster is in an American flag design, with handprints making up the red stripes and yellow stars bearing the names Sean Collier, Krystle Campbell, Lu Lingzi, and Martin Richard. The poster reads "Boston Strong, love pre-K, from Terriʻs little pumpkins."

"We will never forget you" poster from the Copley Square Memorial

Digital image of a poster left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. The poster reads "We will never forget you. Boston Strong. Lu, Martin, Krystle, Sean," Poster includes a hand-drawn and colored image of the earth, with handprints drawn around it.

Memorial Crosses for Krystle Campbell, Lu Lingzi, Sean Collier, and Martin Richard at Copley Square Memorial

Digital image of a set of memorial crosses left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. Each cross memorializes Krystle Campbell, Lu Lingzi, Sean Collier, and Martin Richard. The crosses feature red hearts and plastic roses.

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…

Marathon Monday

I am a 34 year old Danvers resident and graduate of Danvers High School in 1997. I work as the Student Support Coordinator at the Northshore Academy in Beverly, MA. Our program offers special education services for students with social, emotional and behavioral difficulties. I am also the Boys Varsity Soccer Coach at Danvers High School. I have…

"Let the bad help us to remember the good"

Photo of Martin WIlliam Richard, who was one of the victims of the bombs, with the inscription "Boston Strong: Let the bad help us to remember the good."

"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…

Boston Strong baseball bat

A baseball bat engraved with the names of the victims of the bombs

"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…