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Boston Strong- Black and White

This is a image of Boylston St. on the first day that people were out and about following the events of the Boston Marathon bombing. I took the photo after an afternoon of walking around town. Many people were out on the streets of Boston that day. There was a distinct feeling of community in the air as we enjoyed the city together again.

A look back at my Boston Marathon journey


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E-mail sent out to students in a College Writing course at Northeastern University. I taught this class twice a week on Tuesdays and Fridays, and the Friday before the marathon we had discussed the race and I mentioned that I would be attending. I also knew that some of my students had planned to attend / would know people at the race. The day…

A "One Run" participant touches the finish line at Copley Square

Wearing his 2013 Boston Marathon bib number 22448, Bill Petti, a "One Run" participant, touches the finish line at Copley Square. With cameras in view, he raises his arms and smiles.Photos taken by MarathonFoto photographers at "One Run" (or #OneRun), an event held on Saturday, May 25th, 2013. The event gave runners who were unable to finish the…

The Emotional Day of the Boston Marathon

A map of tweets with emotions of 'fear' or 'sadness' during the day of the Boston Marathon Bombings. An interactive version of this visualization, with tweets from the entire week, can be found on Yu-Ru Lin's website.

10 Minutes

I was working the medals distribution as a volunteer on Marathon Monday and have done so for the past 8 years as a John Hancock employee. I had a doctors appointment scheduled for that day and had to leave early. I left at 230 and was in my car when my phone started going crazy. Texts left and right stating, "are you ok?", "get in touch with me…

Boston Marathon Memorial

Photo of a memorial at Copley Square. This photo was taken before the relay began.

Photo from "One Run For Boston" Relay. "One Run for Boston" was a non­stop running relay from Los Angeles to Boston. It began on Friday, June 7, 2013 and concluded on Sunday, June 30th, 2013. Participants raised money for the City of Boston's One Fund.

"#BostonMarathon stopped" (Instagram photo)

Photo of 2013 Boston Marathon runners stopped before finish line. Instagram Photo from user "brianmmilonas."

BAA Website Home Page: April 15th (Before the Bombings)

The Boston Athletic Association (BAA) website on April 15th, 2013. Archived via The Internet Archive's Internet Wayback Machine.

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"You okay?" Text Message

You okay? Bombing at Marathon.

Yeah I'm at home

We get the day off

Omg just read the news :(