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Card from a third grader at North Park Elementary School

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings.

The child includes drawings of the logos of Boston teams and this message, "Dear Boston Marathon. We hope you get beter. We are thinking aboute you."

Card from a third grader at North Park Elementary School (NE)

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings.

The child draws a representation of the Boston Marathon finish line with runners crossing the finish line. On the other side, the child writes:

We are so sorry that happend.
I hope you get better son.
I wish that never happend.
I am…

Card from a third grader at North Park Elementary School (NE)

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings.

The child includes a drawing of a sun on the cover and writes this message:

"We are so sorry what hapen. We hope you get better. Your city rocks for the hole world."

Letter to the participants of the Boston Marathon

Digital copy of a message sent to the participants of the Boston Marathon in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings.

Letter from a high school student

Digital copy of a letter sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. Letter is from a high school student who included a poem she wrote about the bombings.

Letter from Chatfield Elementary School

Digital copy of a letter sent to the City of Boston by a student at Chatfield Elementary School in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The letter addresses "Dear People of Boston" and the writer expresses sympathy for victims.

Letter from a student at Carmen Dragon Elementary School to the City of Boston

Digital copy of a letter sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The letter is addressed "Dear Boston Heroes" and thanks "doctors and nurses because you guy's know how to save people." The letter contains a drawing of a runner crossing the marathon finish line.

Letter from a child at Carmen Dragon Elementary School to the City of Boston.

Digital copy of a letter sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The letter is addressed "Dear Boston Heros" and expresses appreciation for first responders.

Letter from a student at Carmen Dragon Elementary School to the City of Boston.

Digital copy of a letter sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The letter is addressed "Dear Boston Heroes" and thanks readers "for saving the people in the Boston Marathon."

Letter from a student at Carmen Dragon Elementary School to the City of Boston

Digital copy of a letter sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The letter is addressed "Dear Boston Heroes" and thanks first responders. It also expresses sadness for the victims.