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We left the Sox game and...


This story was collected by the Boston Globe in the days immediately following the Boston Marathon Bombing. GlobeLab collected these anonymous stories on the Boston.com website and donated them to the Our Marathon Archive. We are grateful for this contribution, which gives insight into how Bostonians and visitors to the city understood the bombing events in their immediate aftermath.


We left the Sox game and were on the green line. We stopped at Arlington and were ordered to leave the station. We knew something unusual had occurred. The evacuation was orderly, but I sensed that when we hit the street things would be different. I remember looking down Boylston. Will never forget that moment. We are from Austin and leave with Boston, your citizens, victims, and heroes in our thoughts.


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