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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 writes, "Boston Marathon Runners,

We are thinking of you. We hope you get better. I hope I can run in the maraton one day!"

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 a third grader at 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 drawings of the logos of Boston teams and this message, "Dear Boston Marathon. We hope you get beter. We are thinking aboute you."

Card from a third grader at North Park Elementary School (NE)

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

The student draws a multi-colored landscape on the front of the card and includes this message inside, "Your in are prayers. Keep on runing. Get well soon," along with many stars.

Card from a third grader at North Park Elementary School (NE)

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

The child draws a representation of the Boston Marathon finish line with runners crossing the finish line. On the other side, the child writes:

We are so sorry that happend.
I hope you get better son.
I wish that never happend.
I am…

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 helped during the tragedy.

Card from Ward Melville High School (NY)

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

A high school junior at Ward Melville High School organized students from her classes to write cards to the first responders and medical personal who cared for the survivors of the bombing. This is a card from one of the students at Ward…

Message from a Madison Junior High School 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 middle school student at Madison Junior High School in Naperville, Illinois.

Message from a Madison Junior High School 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 middle school student at Madison Junior High School in Naperville, Illinois.

Message from a Madison Junior High School 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 middle school student at Madison Junior High School in Naperville, Illinois.