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Card from a child to the City of Boston.

Digital copy of a card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The card reads, "I know you are going through tough times but you will get through it and everything will be OKAY!!!"

Letter from a student at Carmen Dragon Elementary School 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 letter is addressed "Dear Boston Heroes" and thanks readers "for trying to save the innocent lives and trying to save them and protect them with all of your might."

Card from a child to the City of Boston.

Digital copy of a card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The left side of the card contains the messages, "From San Francisco to Boston!" and "from me to you," written around a heart. The right side of the card contains the message, "Shine Bright."

Card from a child to the City of Boston.

Digital copy of a card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The front of the card reads "FEEL HAPPY! No more hurting PEOPLE!" and "PRAY For BOSTON." The inside of the card reads "HOPE...FOR...BOSTON..." and "-Stay Strong-".

Card from a child to the City of Boston.

Digital copy of a card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The front of the card says "I [heart picture] Boston." The inside of the card includes a large "R.I.P. Martin Richard" message and a long condolence message addressed to "Boston Residence [sic.]."

Card from a child to the City of Boston.

Digital copy of a card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The front of the card reads "Hope, Joy, Safety." The inside of the card contains a message expressing the child's sympathy.

Card from a child to the City of Boston.

Digital copy of a card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The front of the card contains the message "Get Well Boston!!!" The inside contains the message, "Dear Boston, We in San Francisco give you all of our love and support."

Card from a child to the City of Boston.

Digital copy of a card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The front of the card contains the message, "We're praying for BOSTON." The inside of the card contains several messages, including Martin Richard's "No more hurting people."

Card from a child to the City of Boston.

Digital copy of a card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The front of the card contains the messages, "My prayers go out to you!" "No More Hurting People!" and "PEACE!" The inside contains a short message expressing sympathy, and the phrase "You are NOT ALONE!"

Card from a child to the City of Boston.

Digital copy of a card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The front of the card reads "To: Boston From: A student in San Francisco" and has a picture of a rainbow. The inside of the card contains a drawing of four angels and the phrase "Be strong!"