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Poster and Letter to the City of Boston

Digital copy of a poster and an accompanying letter sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The poster says "We Boston" on one side, and "We will get through this together" on the other. The letter explains that the artist, Cody, is an eleven-year-old girl who wants to share her faith and hope with the city.

Flowers from the Boston Marathon Memorial in Copley Square

Image of flowers and stuffed animals left at the original location of the Boston Marathon Memorial in Copley Square. There is a large white poster that says "Boston Strong." The image was taken at the corner of Arlington and Bolyston Streets.

West Roxbury Academy poster collage left at Copley Square memorial

Image of a poster collage made by West Roxbury Academy students and left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square.

Poster with signatures from Joseph M. Tierney Center left at Copley Square memorial

Image of a poster with many signatures from the Joseph M. Tierney Center & Homes at Old Colony, left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square.

Poster collage left at Copley Square memorial

Image of a poster collage left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square.

Poster from the Copley Square memorial with messages left by various people

Image of a signed poster left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. Messages include biblical references ("Psalms 86: 5-7"), quotes from literature ("Ulysses," by Tennyson), and "Boston Strong" references, among others. Geographic regions referenced include Quincy (MA), North Carolina ("N.C."), and Tampa (FL), among others.

Poster from the Copley Square Memorial with messages from various people

Digital image of a poster left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. Messages on the poster include references to "Boston Strong" and President Barack Obama's remarks on Boston in the wake of the bombings ("Boston is a strong and resilient city...so are its people."), among others. Geographic regions referenced include South Boston,…

Poster left at the Copley Square Memorial ("From tragedy we grow stronger")

Digital image of poster left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. Poster features the phrase "from tragedy we grow stronger" and a drawing of a large flower.

"All who helped" poster left at the Copley Square Memorial

Digital image of a poster left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. Poster bears the phrase "All who helped." Image in center is photo taken by Chris Pentacoff of "American flag" created by hackers on MIT's Green Building in the wake of the September 11th attacks. Many messages on poster include references to MIT, Many messages are…

Signed poster left at the Copley Square Memorial ("Tufts Medical Center" / MIT)

Digital image of a poster left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. "Tufts Medical Center" written in large letters across top of the poster, but poster is also signed "from all of us at MIT." Image in center is photo taken by Chris Pentacoff of "American flag" created by hackers on MIT's Green Building in the wake of the September…