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Message from a St. Louis nine year old

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings from a nine year old in St. Louis, Missouri. His message includes drawings of the logos for the Boston Bruins and the Boston Red Sox, and states, "I am sorry about that horible [sic] bombs. It has hurt us all very much."

Card from a third grader from North Park Elementary School

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings.

The child includes a drawing of the "red socks" and includes a message, "Dear, Boston Marathon runners I'm sorry for what happen. I hope you guys get better. I hope one day I can run in your race. I wish you guys will feel better after you read…

Card from UCONN Student

Digital copy of a card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The student thanks the First Responders and says they restored her faith in humanity after the bombings.

Message from the University of Connecticut libraries

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings from the libraries at University of Connecticut.

Card from Twin Falls High School (ID)

Digital copy of a card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The card contains various personal messages from students, and is signed by many of them.

Hearts card of sympathy from an Ohio student

Digital copy of one of the messages of comfort sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings by fourth and fifth grade students at St. Anthony of Padua Parish School of Religion in Fairport Harbor, Ohio.

"Things will get better" letter of condolence from an Ohio student

Digital copy of one of the messages of comfort sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings by fourth and fifth grade students at St. Anthony of Padua Parish School of Religion in Fairport Harbor, Ohio.

Card and Note from the Cates Street Church of Christ Youth Class

Digital copy of a card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. Card is from the Cates Street Church of Christ youth class in Bridgeport, TX and includes a note from the teacher.

Letter from a student at Dunn Elementary School

Digital copy of a letter sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings by 5th grade students at Dunn Elementary School in Arlington Texas.

Letter from a Leander Independent School District student

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. Letter is from a Leander Independent School District third grade student in Cedar Park, Texas.