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"Nothing Can Break Boston" sign on Commonwealth Avenue (near Kenmore Square)

Handwritten sign posted on a mailbox on Commonwealth Avenue (near Kenmore Square) on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 (two days after the Boston Marathon bombings). Sign reads "Nothing Can Break Boston."

"Got Nothing But Love For You, Boston <3" sign on Commonwealth Avenue (near Kenmore Square)

Handwritten sign posted on mailbox on Wednesday, April 17th 2013 (two days after the Boston Marathon bombings). The sign was posted on Commonwealth Avenue near Kenmore Square. Its text reads: "Got Nothing But Love For You, Boston

"Stay Strong Boston" sign posted on Commonwealth Avenue near Kenmore Square

Sign reads "Stay Strong Boston" and includes a hand-written URL: "Facebook.com/staystrongBoston2013." Link to Facebook Site

Walking back towards the car from...

Walking back towards the car from the Sox game and viewing the Marathon on Comm. Ave. and heard both blasts..thought they were cannons, then we daw everyone running down Exeter and Dartmouth.

We had just pushed through a...

We had just pushed through a large crowd outside of Fenway and were headed down Comm Ave when my friend, new to Boston, asked me why the runners stopped in the road. We were headed to the finish line to meet friends...

Had just sat down at Joe's...

Had just sat down at Joe's when we felt the first blast. And then the second. Waited there until the news came on even though the restaurant cleared out quickly. Avoided Newbury St to shield our kids from seeing anything and headed out the back exit to alley and then Comm Ave to the car. Had been on the street just a few minutes before and had…

I had arrived 15 minutes prior...

I had arrived 15 minutes prior to the explosions with my dog. We were waiting for my best friend to finish her very first marathon, which she ran with the Dana Farber Cancer Institute group. Approximately 2 minutes before the blast she hit the 40k checkpoint, meaning she was approaching the finish line within mere minutes. A group of young women…

Me and my wife just arrived...

Me and my wife just arrived 10-15mins before the first blasts. We decided to take exeter from commonwealth (dont know really why) with our 3 week old and almost 2 year old daughters. My wife was thinking of proposing to go to the finish, but luckily was busy looking after the 2 year old. We ran into exeter and alley 433.
We were invited by locals…

I was walking towards the finish...

I was walking towards the finish line with my girlfriend when i Heard two consecutive booms. I thought it was dump truck trailer banging or a dumpster being dropped. As i started walking down Fairfield St I realized something was horribly wrong as cops were running towards Boylston St and everyone running the opposite direction. I stood at the…