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Items tagged "Mass General": 2

Card sent to Mayor Menino

Digital copy of a greeting card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The front of the card contains a quotation from Thoreau, and the inside contains a note from the sender, who quotes his former supervisor at Massachusetts General Hospital.

I was one of the last...

I was one of the last finishers, as it turns out. Exactly one minute after I finished, put on a space blanket and collected my thoughts, I heard the first blast behind me. I turned to see the second blast. As I have relatives in Israel, I am sensitive to terrorist bombings. I fully expected a blast in my immediate vicinity, the finish line being a…