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Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. Message is from a student at the University of Connecticut offering thanks to those who demonstrated "heroics" in keeping people safe, including the sender's cousin attending Boston University.
Digital image of a poem left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. The poem is dedicated to Lingzi Lu .There is a message at the end of the poem that states "please contribute to B.U.'s Lingzi Lu scholarship."
Digital image of a poster left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. The poster is signed by Boston University students and Boston College students.
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…
Photograph of a poster at the Boston University School of Theology, which reads: "Members of the BUSTH community are wearing running shoes this week as a way of keeping vigil for those who were killed or injured in the marathon bombings. We wear them, as well, to advocate for the path of running towards peace rather than running towards violence."