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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 from a Mount Olive High School student

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 Christian Brothers Academy student

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 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 from George Pataki, Governor of New York, to Cathy Navin

Digital copy of a letter sent to Mayor Menino in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. In this letter, Governor Pataki writes in thanks for the poem. Cathy Navin sent the same poem to Mayor Menino in her letter.

Letter from a representative of the British Prime Minister to Cathy Navin

Digital copy of a letter sent to Mayor Menino in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. This item is the digital copy of a letter sent from a representative of Tony Blair, British Prime Minister, to Cathy Navin, referring to Blair's comments on the September 11 attacks.

Letter from a representative of the Australian Governor-General to Cathy Navin

Digital copy of a letter sent to Mayor Menino in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. This item is the digital copy of a letter sent from a representative of Peter Hollingworth, the Australian Governor-General, to Cathy Navin, thanking Navin for her poem.

Letter from a representative of the U.N. Secretary-General to Cathy Navin

Digital copy of a letter sent to Mayor Menino in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. This item is the digital copy of a letter sent from a representative of Kofi Annan, the United Nations Secretary-General, to Cathy Navin, thanking Navin for her poem.