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A letter and copies of a poem from a woman in Chicago, Illinois

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The author of a religious poem sent a letter and copies of the poem to Mayor Menino and the families of the victims of the bombings.

Prayer Card from New Rochelle, NY

Digital copy of a prayer card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The card is from Salesian Missions in New Rochelle, NY, and informs readers that Krystle Campbell, Lu Lingzi, Martin Richard, and Sean Collier "[have] been enrolled in the Sacred Heart Association" and will be remembered in daily Mass at the…

Cards from young children to the City of Boston after the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings

Digital copy of messages sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. It is a series of drawings by young children and inspirational messages, such as "May our hope help with your hope" and "We pray for you."

Cross for Officer Sean Collier at memorial on M.I.T. campus

Cross posted at a memorial for M.I.T. Police Officer Sean Collier on M.I.T. campus.

M.I.T. Police Officer Sean A. Collier Square

Photo of sign naming campus square in honor of M.I.T. Police Officer Sean A. Collier.

"Collier Strong" sign posted by MIT Police on campus

"Collier Strong" sign posted by MIT Police, thanking the MIT community for their support. I saw this sign while visiting MIT for Preservation Week: it was in the entrance of the Ray and Maria Stata Center.

Memorial crosses from the Boston Marathon Memorial at Copley Square

Image of flowers, stuffed animals, and memorial crosses left at the original Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. The image was taken at the corner of Arlington and Bolyston Streets. The memorial crosses bear the names of Krystle Campbell, Martin William Richard, Lingzi Lu, and Sean Collier.

Copley Square Memorial cross for Sean Collier

Image of a memorial cross for Sean Collier left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square.

"City of Champions" poster at Copley Square Memorial.

Digital image of a poster left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square, titled "City of Champions." Names of Sean Collier, Krystle Campbell, Lu Lingzi, and Martin Richard listed on poster. Smaller handwritten messages reference California and first responders.

Poster from the Boston Marathon memorial ("Phillips")

Digital image of a poster left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. Poster has the word "Phillips" written in large letters across the top, presumably in reference to the Phillips Academy (Andover, MA) . Images of Sean Collier, Krystle Campbell, Martin Richard, and Lu Lingzi taped to the poster. "B Strong" and "Boston Strong" logos…