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Items tagged "Boston Medical Center": 4

Boston Medical Center poster left at the Copley Square Memorial

Digital image of a poster left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. "Boston Medical Center" in large print across top of poster. 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. Messages include references to the Boston Medical…

Drawings of doctors mailed to the Boston Medical Center

This item was mailed to the Boston Medical Center in the aftermath of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The Boston Medical Center allowed Our Marathon to digitize materials to add to the archive. Some content has been redacted (for example, identifying details of authors like residential addresses).

Nearing Boylston on Hereford, within moments...

Nearing Boylston on Hereford, within moments of both explosions, I saw dark smoke in the air, and a sense of dread washed over me. At that moment a woman with reddish hair pulled back, her face flush behind a mask of freckles sprinting and screaming there were dead bodies all over the road came SPRINTING at us hysterically announcing the…

I was between the Lenox and...

I was between the Lenox and Lord & Taylor, with my back to the alley. When I saw the first bomb go off, I immediately sat my son in his stroller and tried to leave - there was no doubt in my mind it was a bomb. As I tried to leave, the second bomb went off. It shook the buildings around us, and I knew it was closer than the first had been. I…