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Old South Church reopening

Photograph of a sign on the door of The Old South Church announcing its hours. The Old South Church was closed in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, and this announcement details its reopening.

The sign's text reads:

Old South Church Hours
Welcome Back!

Wednesday, April 24th 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday Prayers 7:00…

At 2:50 p.m., what sounds like...

At 2:50 p.m., what sounds like a cannon blast tears into the air fewer than 50 yards to my left. My mother, aunt and I see a cloud of smoke fill the sky. I focus on the steeple of beautiful Old South Church, barely visible behind the smoke, a landmark I pass every day on my way to work. My immediate thought: A cannon must be part of the festivities…

A family of five in Boston Strong #OneRun t-shirts pose for a photo

Two adults and three children pose for a photo in their Boston Strong #OneRun t-shirts. The family stands near Old South Church, close to the One Run finish line.Photos taken by MarathonFoto photographers at "One Run" (or #OneRun), an event held on Saturday, May 25th, 2013. The event gave runners who were unable to finish the 2013 Boston Marathon…

A family in Boston Strong #OneRun t-shirts pose for a photo near Old South Church

Two adults and three children pose for a photo in their Boston Strong #OneRun t-shirts. The family poses near Old South Church, close to the One Run finish line. Other spectators and runners visible in the background.Photos taken by MarathonFoto photographers at "One Run" (or #OneRun), an event held on Saturday, May 25th, 2013. The event gave…

A woman fixes a girl's hood in preparation for a photo at One Run

A family of five (two adults and three children) in Boston Strong #OneRun t-shirts prepare to take a photo. A woman fixes a girl's hood as the rest of the family stands by.Photos taken by MarathonFoto photographers at "One Run" (or #OneRun), an event held on Saturday, May 25th, 2013. The event gave runners who were unable to finish the 2013 Boston…

Group poses at One Run in front of Old South Church

A group of runners pose for a group photo at the One Run. A tent and a few trailers stand behind them, and the Old South Church stands in the background.Photos taken by MarathonFoto photographers at "One Run" (or #OneRun), an event held on Saturday, May 25th, 2013. The event gave runners who were unable to finish the 2013 Boston Marathon the…

Runners pose for group photo at One Run

A group of runners pose for a group photo at the One Run. A tent and a few trailers stand behind them, and the Old South Church stands in the background.Photos taken by MarathonFoto photographers at "One Run" (or #OneRun), an event held on Saturday, May 25th, 2013. The event gave runners who were unable to finish the 2013 Boston Marathon the…