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Poster at Copley Square Memorial

Digital image of a poster left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. Features a Boston Red Sox "B" with American flag detail and the Boston skyline. The names of the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings and their aftermath appear underneath the skyline.

Calm before the storm

It was January 6th, the first Sunday in the new year. I had spent a good portion of the day at the MFA with a very nice college student from Japan. After the museum we both ate at a restaurant in the Prudential Center. After we finished eating, we walked around the Copley Square area. I showed her the Christmas Tree that was still lit near Trinity…

I knew it was a bomb

My boyfriend had just moved here from Los Angeles and I was eager to show him the city. We took a short walk down to get a good spot to see the Marathon. We first went by Back Bay station and only caught a glimpse of the finish line. There, I saw a man holding a sign that stated "we do not deserve to live, but to burn in hell." The image of him…

The day

I was bumming around my desk on the eleventh floor of the Prudential Center on the day of the bombing, feeling sorry for whatever reason my clinical depression had presented me with that particular morning. I was more than a little jealous of the thousands who had gathered on the streets below to celebrate the marathon on such a beautiful day while…

Terror in the prudential

I was walking through the Prudential with my Girlfriend when the bombs went off. We were by the Central arcade when an almost stampede like wave of people came running barreling toward us from the Boylston arcade. We had heard the noise but we were not sure what it was. The people running at us in panic made us think it was another gun man. We…

"All in for Boston" poster on the Prudential Center

Photo of a poster/ advertisement hung on The Prudential Center by Adidas and the Boston Athletic Association.

News Media at Prudential Center

News Media gather inside the Prudential Center in Boston. The large shopping center faces Boylston Street, the scene of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. This photo was taken 2 days after the attack.

Photograph of Boylston Street from the Prudential Center taken on Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Photograph of Boylston Street taken on Wednesday, April 17th 2013 (two days after the Boston Marathon).