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Letter to Boston From Tennessee

Digital copy of a letter sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The writer, from Morristown, TN, expresses sorrow for the bombing and states that "God is with you."

Letter to Mayor Menino From Mayor of Clarksville, TN

Digital copy of a letter sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The letter is from Kim McMillan, mayor of Clarksburg, TN. She expresses "condolence and sympathy" for the bombings.

Letter to Mayor Menino From Mayor of Nashville, TN

Digital copy of a letter sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The letter is from Karl F. Dean, mayor of Nashville, TN. He praises the first responders and Boston city officials, and offers any assistance that might be required.

Thinking of you card sent to the City of Boston From Mayor of Bartlett, TN

Digital copy of a greeting card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The card is from Keith McDonald, mayor of Bartlett, TN. Mayor McDonald wishes Boston the strength to move forward from the bombings.

Card sent to the City of Boston From Tennessee

Digital copy of a greeting card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The writer, from Smyrna, TN, quotes Joshua 1:9, which "has gotten [her] through some very difficult times." The front of the card has pictures of cats.

Card to Victims from Smyrna Middle School (TN)

Digital copy of a card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The card was made by Smyrna Middle School faculty and students, each of whom offered a short message. Most messages are some variation of "I'm praying for you," and one writer quotes Psalms 30:5.

Letter of thoughts and prayers from a third grade class at Powell Elementary School

Digital copy of one of the cards, letters and drawings sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing by a third grade class at Powell Elementary School (Tennessee). This card was signed by many students and accompanied by many individual messages.

Sympathy card addressed to the Boston Police Department from a third grade student at Powell Elementary School

Digital copy of one of the cards, letters and drawings sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing by a third grade class at Powell Elementary School (Tennessee).

Drawing and message of sympathy from a third grade student at Powell Elementary School

Digital copy of one of the cards, letters and drawings sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing by a third grade class at Powell Elementary School (Tennessee).

"I love Boston" card from a third grade student at Powell Elementary School

Digital copy of one of the cards, letters and drawings sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing by a third grade class at Powell Elementary School (Tennessee).