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Card from the University of Connecticut

Digital copy of a card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The card is from a student from New York, who recalls 9/11 and encourages Boston to "stay strong."

Letter to Boston from a Mount Olive High School student (Mount Olive, Illinois)

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. This letter was sent from a student at Mount Olive High School in Mount Olive, Illinois.

Letter from the Bronx

Digital copy of a letter sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The writer, "a Senior Citizen, a native New Yorker, and a retired public school teacher from the Bronx" offers condolences to victims and relates his experiences with 9/11 and Superstorm Sandy to the tragedy of the bombings.

Poem and Letter to Boston

Digital copy of a poem and its accompanying letter sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The poem, written by Gabriella, a "New York City Student," is titled "We" and dedicated as "A Tribute to the Boston Marathon Bombings." The letter explains that the poem "represents how the people of the United States…

Letter from a student at Christian Brothers Academy (Syracuse, New York)

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. Letter is from a high school student at Christian Brothers Academy in Syracuse, New York.

Letter from a Holub Middle School student (Houston, Texas)

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. Letter is from a Holub Middle School student in Houston, TX.

Letter from Las Vegas, Nevada

Digital copy of a letter sent to Mayor Menino in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. This letter contains a poem by author and a newspaper clipping about the poem from The Las Vegas Sun.

Letter Sent to the City of Boston by the President of the Matanuska Amateur Radio Association

Digital copy of a letter sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings from the president of MARA, the Matanuska Amateur Radio Association Amateur Radio Association, in Wasilla, Alaska. The letter explains the role amateur radio played in response to the bombings.

Letter from County Kent, England, to "all Bostonians."

Digital copy of a letter sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. This handwritten letter is addressed to "all Bostonians" and "Dear AMERICANS." The letter recounts the writer's previous trip to Boston, which was on 9/11/01, condemns the attacks, and expresses sympathy for victims.

Letter to Mayor Menino from Sheffield, England

Digital copy of a letter sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The letter is from a 51-year-old man from Sheffield, England, and he describes in detail his feelings after learning of the 9/11 attacks; he felt the same way after learning of the Boston Marathon bombings. The letter contains a poem he wrote in…