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Message from a St. Louis nine year old

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings from a nine year old in St. Louis, Missouri. His message includes drawings of the logos for the Boston Bruins and the Boston Red Sox, and states, "I am sorry about that horible [sic] bombs. It has hurt us all very much."

"Go Bruins" card from a Girl Scout in Casa Grande, Arizona.

Digital copy of a card sent to the City of Boston by Girl Scout Troop 1569 (Casa Grande, Arizona) in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. This card includes the message "Go Bruins."

"We love you Boston" poster left at the Copley Square Memorial

Digital image of a poster left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. Poster features hand-drawn Boston sports team logos (New England Patriots, Boston Bruins), Wally (the Boston Red Sox's mascot), and references to "Boston Strong."

"We are Boston" poster from the Copley Square Memorial

Digital image of a poster left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. The poster reads "we are brave, we are courageous, we are proud, we are Boston" and features the logos of the Boston Bruins, Boston Celtics, and New England Patriots.

"The Boston Bruins are Boston Strong" image

Image of the Boston Strong ribbon projected onto the ice at TD Garden before a Boston Bruins game.

Internet meme from a collection of Boston Marathon memes gathered by Elena Agapie. At the time of the 2013 Boston Marathon, Elena was a research assistant at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard. Elena's collection was part of a…

Digital Collage: "The Boston Strong Collection"

A collection of Boston Strong logos featuring Boston icons such as the Boston Bear, Samuel Adams, and others

Internet meme from a collection of Boston Marathon memes gathered by Elena Agapie. At the time of the 2013 Boston Marathon, Elena was a research assistant at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard. Elena's collection was…

Digital Image: "Boston Strong" with Boston sports team logos

"Boston Strong" is spelled out using logos from the Boston Red Sox, Boston Athletic Association, Boston Bruins, Boston Celtics, New England Revolution, New England Patriots, and Boston College

Internet meme from a collection of Boston Marathon memes gathered by Elena Agapie. At the time of the 2013 Boston Marathon, Elena was a research assistant…

Digital Collage: Collection of "Boston Strong" images

Internet meme from a collection of Boston Marathon memes gathered by Elena Agapie. At the time of the 2013 Boston Marathon, Elena was a research assistant at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard. Elena's collection was part of a larger project on "Topical Meme Sharing," which she has described in greater detail on her own web…

Digital Image: Boston sports teams are "Boston Strong"

Internet meme from a collection of Boston Marathon memes gathered by Elena Agapie. At the time of the 2013 Boston Marathon, Elena was a research assistant at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard. Elena's collection was part of a larger project on "Topical Meme Sharing," which she has described in greater detail on her own web…

"Boston Strong" Bruins

The Boston Bruins show support with the "Boston Strong" ribbon displayed below

"Internet meme from a collection of Boston Marathon memes gathered by Elena Agapie. At the time of the 2013 Boston Marathon, Elena was a research assistant at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard. Elena's collection was part of a larger project on…