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Visitors to the Copley Square Memorial

This is one of a series of photos I took on the last day of the Copley Square memorial site for the Boston Marathon bombings. The memorial featured a collection of well-wishes and messages of sympathy, hope, and strength. It was taken down on June 25, 2013, and its contents will be archived in a more permanent location.

"Big Love Boston": Message at Copley Square Memorial

This is one of a series of photos I took on the last day of the Copley Square memorial site for the Boston Marathon bombings. This photo is a close-up of a board of messages left by visitors to the site, including the message "Big Love Boston -URBN"

The memorial featured a collection of well-wishes and messages of sympathy, hope, and strength.…

"Wicked Strong" Message at Copley Square Memorial

This is one of a series of photos I took on the last day of the Copley Square memorial site for the Boston Marathon bombings. This photo is a close-up of a large banner of signatures and well-wishes from visitors to the memorial. In the center is the message "Boston strong. Wicked Strong -Wolfe"

The memorial featured a collection of well-wishes…

Message of Support at Copley Square Memorial

This is one of a series of photos I took on the last day of the Copley Square memorial site for the Boston Marathon bombings.
My transcription of this hand-written sign is as follows:

"In 1996 my wife Jane was 1 of 40,000 runners in the 100th Boston Marathon. It would be easier for her to spot the family so I made 2 banners. They have stayed…

B Strong Hat at Copley Square Memorial

This is one of a series of photos I took on the last day of the Copley Square memorial site for the Boston Marathon bombings. This Boston Red Sox hat included a handwritten "Strong" after the Red Sox "B" as well as a quote from David Ortiz that read "This is our fucking city!! 2013 Boston Marathon"

The memorial featured a collection of…

Hats left at Copley Square Memorial

This is one of a series of photos I took on the last day of the Copley Square memorial site for the Boston Marathon bombings. The memorial featured a collection of well-wishes and messages of sympathy, hope, and strength. It was taken down on June 25, 2013, and its contents will be archived in a more permanent location.

Feel Better, Boston

This is one of a series of photos I took on the last day of the Copley Square memorial site for the Boston Marathon bombings. The memorial featured a collection of well-wishes and messages of sympathy, hope, and strength. It was taken down on June 25, 2013, and its contents will be archived in a more permanent location.

Message from Lindsay H at Copley Square Memorial

This is one of a series of photos I took on the last day of the Copley Square memorial site for the Boston Marathon bombings. This laminated index card was attached to a pair of sneakers. Its text reads:

"These shoes have carried me through many a race, through hills and tough courses, through injury and defeat. The miles on these shoes…

"Brian's Run" Sneaker at Copley Square Memorial

This is one of a series of photos I took on the last day of the Copley Square memorial site for the Boston Marathon bombings. The memorial featured a collection of well-wishes and messages of sympathy, hope, and strength. It was taken down on June 25, 2013, and its contents will be archived in a more permanent location.

"Amazing Alec's" Running Sneakers at Copley Square Memorial

This is one of a series of photos I took on the last day of the Copley Square memorial site for the Boston Marathon bombings. The memorial featured a collection of well-wishes and messages of sympathy, hope, and strength. It was taken down on June 25, 2013, and its contents will be archived in a more permanent location.