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By: Anne Stanziani
A city cries.
A city weeps.
Disaster on our city streets.
Mothers, Daughters, Fathers, Sons –
A day of fun for everyone.
Run every year-
To Wild Applause
And Lots of Cheer!
How could we know?
How could we guess?
Two terrorists were with the rest –
I was working as a contractor on an Army camp in Afghanistan when the bombing happened. A lot of people from my camp came into my office to tell me about it because everyone knew I was from Boston and proud of it.
Somebody had an iPhone and he connected with a friend from Seattle, who had the police scanner on her computer. A big group of us…
As the native of a town that is only around a 45-minute drive from Boston and a long-time student at Northeastern University, I have been around or lived in the city for a significant amount of my life. The days and weeks spend in Boston all start to blur into one collective memory for me, but the week in mid-April that the Marathon Bombing…
A friend of mine offered me 2 passes to the bleachers at the finish line. I thought this would be a great experience for me and my wife who is from China. This was first time seeing the Boston Marathon. We watched, clapped and admired the runners. She started to get chilly. We made our way to the Prudential Mall. Right at the exit a woman asked us…
Boston Marathon attack survivors Frank (Doug) Julian & Lynn Crisci (Julian), along with her Service Dog, "Lil Stinker"
Frank (Doug) Julian & Lynn Crisci (Julian),
along with her Service Dog, "Lil Stinker"
who may be the only animal survivor.
Photo credit: Dear World