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My worst night of sleep

I use the Sleep Cycle app to track my sleep quality. Usually I go to bed around 12:30, but on Thursday, April 18, I stayed up past 2:00, watching the news coverage of the hunt for the Tsarnaev brothers. My husband stayed up all night watching the news, and came to wake me up after only a few hours to tell me that the city was shutting down and I…

Before it all happened, it was a beautiful day.

I took this image at 2:19pm April 15th 2013, 30 minutes before the 1st bomb exploded just behind me at the Marathon Sports store.

I was standing much closer to the explosion's site earlier, but a craving for some ice cream on that beautiful day (that's how it started out) made me go inside Sugar Heaven. I think that saved me from more serious…

#Boston Strong Sand Sculpture

A photo of the Boston Strong sand sculpture created and displayed at the 2013 Revere Beach Sand Sculpting Festival taken by Massachusetts State Representative for Revere Kathi-Anne Reinstein.

Boston Memory

I had a trip planned to Boston for the Friday after the bombings to visit Northeastern and I decided to bring my film camera with me, not sure what I would see, but prepared to pay homage if the opportunity presented itself. At one of the memorials set up there was a mom with her son setting an American flag on the memorial and I was able to…

Native American shows his support

A Native American holds a sign reading "Native pride" with a message of support

"Internet meme from a collection of Boston Marathon memes gathered by Elena Agapie. At the time of the 2013 Boston Marathon, Elena was a research assistant at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard. Elena's collection was part of a larger project on…

"Our Boston wins again" Boston Red Sox fan

A Boston Red Sox fan shows his support with a sign reading "We are all Boston Strong, Our Boston wins again!!!"

"Internet meme from a collection of Boston Marathon memes gathered by Elena Agapie. At the time of the 2013 Boston Marathon, Elena was a research assistant at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard. Elena's collection…

"Boston Strong" Crowd

A crowd of people show support for Boston with signs

"Internet meme from a collection of Boston Marathon memes gathered by Elena Agapie. At the time of the 2013 Boston Marathon, Elena was a research assistant at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard. Elena's collection was part of a larger project on "Topical Meme Sharing,"…

"Keep Calm and Pray for Boston" meme

A meme of the finish line after the bombs detonated uses the popular "Keep Calm and Carry On" meme template. This meme was originally a British WWII propaganda poster that many people have customized with their own messages.

"Internet meme from a collection of Boston Marathon memes gathered by Elena Agapie. At the time of the 2013 Boston…

"Boston Strong" Young Girl

A photograph of a girl with a Boston Red Sox "B Strong" sticker on her cheek.

"Internet meme from a collection of Boston Marathon memes gathered by Elena Agapie. At the time of the 2013 Boston Marathon, Elena was a research assistant at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard. Elena's collection was part of a larger project on…

"Peace Here and Everywhere" Sign at Memorial

A photograph of a woman wearing a marathon jacket and holding a candle in front of a sign that says "Peace Here and Everywhere"

"Internet meme from a collection of Boston Marathon memes gathered by Elena Agapie. At the time of the 2013 Boston Marathon, Elena was a research assistant at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard.…