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Letter from Fifth Grader to Mayor Menino

Digital copy of a letter sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings from a fifth grade student to Mayor Menino. The letter includes a paper crane.

Letter to the City of Boston from School Children in List Format

Digital copy of a letter sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings from a class of young students. The letter features a numbered list of statements of sympathy by each student. Most of the statements offer hopes that the city will recover or offer apologies for what happened. The end of the letter features a photo…

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.