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Motivational letter from St. Louis resident with attached cover letter

Digital copy of two letters sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings from a citizen and motivational letter writer in St. Louis, Missouri. In a cover letter, the author mentions that he has written motivational letters of encouragement for survivors of tragedies in the past. In the motivational letter, he…

Get well soon card from an Illinois student

Digital copy of one of the messages of sympathy sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings by pre-K through third grade students at Zenon J. Skyuta School in Country Club Hills, Illinois. This get well soon card includes the message "Barack Obama will help."

Letter of sympathy from a family in the United Kingdom to President Barack Obama and the United States Ambassador to the UK

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The handwritten letter is from a family in the United Kingdom and is addressed to both President Barack Obama and the United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom. The letter expresses the families sympathy and condolences to those affected by…

Sympathy card from the United Kingdom to President Barack Obama

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The sympathy card is addressed to President Barack Obama from an individual living in London. The card contains prayers and condolences to those affected by the Boston Marathon Bombings.

Stuffed animal from the Boston Marathon memorial at Copley Square.

Photograph of a stuffed bunny rabbit from the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. Rabbit is wearing Boston apparel and holding a flag that says "We will finish the race." Underneath flag is a Facebook URL ("Facebook.com/Papillonblancstudio"). Sign that reads "President Obama's [obscured] We Will Finish" also attached to rabbit.

Mitt Romney with national news media in Copley Square after President Obama's speech

Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney prepares for an interview with CNN after a memorial service held for the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing victims at The Cathedral of the Holy Cross. President Obama spoke at the service. The interview took place around 6pm.

Photo of the Cathedral of the Holy Cross during service for Boston Marathon bombing victims

Exterior of the Cathedral of the Holy Cross. Photo taken during a service for the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing victims. President Obama spoke at the service, and barricades line the outside of the church. A camera is visible in the photograph.