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Message from a University of Connecticut student

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.

Poem for Lingzi Lu left at Copley Square Memorial

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."

"Remember Them!" poster from the Copley Square Memorial

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.

Announcement on Boston University Website

Announcement posted to main website at Boston University advising them to shelter in place (and avoid standing near windows).

Announcement on Boston University Website

Announcement posted to main website at Boston University advising them to shelter in place (and avoid standing near windows).

On the Boston Bombings

Post to Persistent Enlightenment, my research blog, discussing with some reflections on the Marathon bombings.

Photo of flowers from a Boston University supporter

Photo of a bouquet of flowers left at the Copley Square memorial with a BU tag

"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…

2013 Boston Marathon memorial on Boston University campus

Flowers and messages related to the 2013 Boston Marathon were placed in front of "Free At Last," a sculpture on Boston University campus by Sergio Castillo honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Memorial in front of Marsh Chapel, Boston University

Flowers and messages related to the 2013 Boston Marathon were placed in front of "Free At Last," a sculpture by Sergio Castillo honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Marsh Chapel can be seen in the background.

"Standing in Love" sign at the Boston University School of Theology

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."