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Facebook Status from April 20th 2013

Facebook status posted early on April 20th, 2013. After the lockdown was lifted, I went to my local bar in Allston, The Silhouette, to meet up with a friend (a journalist who had spent most of the day in Watertown). Minutes after arriving, we heard a caravan of police cars race down Brighton Avenue, sirens blaring as they raced to Watertown.…

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Card from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Digital copy of a card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings from Minneapolis, Minnesota. The card states, "may God be your strength in this difficult time" and the author mentions the sentencing of the Tsarnaev brothers.

Letter to Mayor Menino

Digital copy of a letter sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The writer, from Rockaway Park, Brooklyn, NY, expresses condolences for the victims and their families.

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 front of the card quotes Minister Max Lucado, and the inside quotes Philippians 4:8. The writer cites Matthew 28:20 and expresses sympathy for the victims.

Card to Mayor Menino

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings.

Visitors look at items left at the Copley Square Marathon Memorial

It's quite emotional at the memorial. Almost overwhelming, in fact.

memorial red sox

Taken @ original memorial site @ corner of Arlington & Boylston streets. Moving to see all the RED SOX items & Marathon running gear left in tribute @ this location.

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.