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Items tagged "London Marathon": 2

Letter from Councillor David Grant, Mayor of Royal Greenwich, London, to the Mayor of Boston.

Digital copy of a letter sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The letter, from the Royal Borough of Greenwich, London, extends sympathy to the City of Boston. The writer notes that the London Marathon included "an impressive period of silence" prior to the race start to honor the victims of the Boston…

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 letter is from a 51-year-old man from Sheffield, England, and he describes in detail his feelings after learning of the 9/11 attacks; he felt the same way after learning of the Boston Marathon bombings. The letter contains a poem he wrote in…