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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 Melville…

Letter from a Mount Olive High School

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. This letter was sent from a student at Mount Olive High School in Mount Olive, Illinois.

Letter from a Mount Olive High School student

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. This letter was sent from a student at Mount Olive High School in Mount Olive, Illinois.

Letter to Mayor Menino

Digital copy of a letter sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The writer, from Rockaway Park, Brooklyn, NY, expresses condolences for the victims and their families.

Letter from a prayer group in Corpus Christi

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. Letter is from a prayer group in Corpus Christi, TX.

Thank you card sent to the City of Boston

Digital copy of a thank you card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The card thanks "all individuals that helped capture + killed" the Tsarnaev brothers.

Letters sent 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 writer expresses sorrow for the victims and says that the bombings reminded her of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Newtown, Connecticut. The letter refers to gifts that accompanied it to the Mayor's Office, and asks the mayor to…

Card sent to the City of Boston

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 the Kings Point Players, a theatre group located in Delray Beach, Florida. The card reads "thinking of you" and announces prayers for the victims.

Memorial certificate from Humboldt County Board of Supervisors

Digital copy of a certificate sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The certificate states, "In Deepest Sympathy The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors adjourned our meeting in honor and memory of the Boston Marathon victims, their families, friends, and all those who were injured in this unthinkable…

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 The People Of Boston." The inside of the card contains a message from the child, who expresses confusion at the bombing and directs sympathy to the victims.