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Items tagged "Boston Diaspora": 16

Cover letter for an enclosed set of letters from an English class at Osceola High School in Kissimmee, Florida

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The letter is from a high-school English teacher at Osceola High School in Kissimmee, Florida. The teacher recounts the positive memories he has from living in Boston and how he has continually passed these stories onto his students. The teacher…

Letter of sympathy and encouragement from a student at Osceola High School

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The letter is handwritten from a student at Osceola High School who used to reside in Boston. The student writes, "My heart goes out to those hurt and effected by this bombing."

"Lady Boston" Print and Card

Digital copy of a print and card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The print is titled "Lady Boston" and is enclosed in a card from the artist who made it. The card contains a note from the artist, who explains that his children went to college in Boston and he still has many friends in the city, which…

Message from a University of Connecticut student

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings from a student at the University of Connecticut. The message states, "Spent days in tears worried about my loved ones, but you kept them safe."

Card to First Responders from University of Connecticut student

Digital copy of a card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The student from Boston thanks the First Responders. She is glad to live in such a strong city.

Card from UCONN student

Digital copy of a card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The student, who used to live in Boston, "was gladdened by your bravery" and addresses the First Responders as "true hero[es]."

Card from UCONN student

Digital copy of a card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The UCONN student, from Roslindale, thanks the First Responders.

Message from UCONN Student

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The student grew up in Boston. She thanks the First Responders and is "so proud to be from such a supportive city."

Message from a University of Connecticut student

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. Message is from a student at the University of Connecticut offering thanks to those who helped during the tragedy, writing "lives were saved and kept safe by your selfless actions."

Message from a University of Connecticut student

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. Message is from a student at the University of Connecticut and Massachusetts resident with parents working in the City. He says the deeds of the responders "give" him "peace of mind."