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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.
Digital copy of a letter sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings from a North Dakota child. The letter states, "your city is strong enough to overcome this tragedy and continue on with pride!"
Digital image of a hand-drawn poster left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. Main text of poster reads "Peace" and "We Will Endure." Several images and references to American nationalism (American flag; "Our Colors Do Not Run..."). Several references to Biblical passages ("Chron 7-14"; "Mark 12: 35-37"; "John 3:16," among others).…
Digital image of a hand-drawn and colored American flag left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. The field of stars on the flag has been mostly replaced by the words "Boston Strong."