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Letter from the International Parliament for Safety and Peace (Toledo, Ohio)

Digital copy of a letter sent to Mayor Menino and the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings from the International States Parliament for Safety and Peace in Italy. The letter includes a quote from Mahatma Gandhi as well as several references to peace and activism. Attached to the letter is biographical information about…

Letter and photos from the mayor of A Coruña, Spain to Mayor Menino after the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings

Digital copy of a letter sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. Carlos Negreira Souto, the mayor of A Coruña, Spain, sent this official letter to Mayor Menino. He highlights how the second A Coruña marathon commemorated the Boston Marathon bombings with a recreation of Boston's finish line (visible in the…

Letter 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 writer expresses "hurt" upon learning of the bombings, and notes that she started crying.

Letter 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 writer expresses her "sincere condolences to all those suffering loss and injuries in the terrible tragedy."

Card from Valley Grande Baptist Church

Digital copy of a card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings from Valley Grande Baptist Church in Valley Grande, Alabama.

Drawing from a student at Rancho Gabriella Elementary School (Surprise, Arizona)

Digital copy of one of the drawings and letters sent to the City of Boston from students at Rancho Gabriela Elementary School (Surprise, Arizona). This drawing features people holding hands, and reads "I Pray For You Boston."

"Boston" acrostic with stars from a student at Rancho Gabriella Elementary School (Surprise, Arizona)

Digital copy of one of the drawings and letters sent to the City of Boston from students at Rancho Gabriela Elementary School (Surprise, Arizona). This is a "Boston" acrostic and features many stars.

"Boston" acrostic and flower drawing from a student at Rancho Gabriella Elementary School (Surprise, Arizona)

Digital copy of one of the drawings and letters sent to the City of Boston from students at Rancho Gabriela Elementary School (Surprise, Arizona). This is a "Boston" acrostic, and features a drawing of a flower.

E-mail conveying the condolences of Altay Abibullayev, the director of central communications for the president of Kazakhstan

Digital copy of an e-mail sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The e-mail was sent on behalf of Altay Abibullayev, the director of central communications for the president of Kazakhstan, and expresses condolences.