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Carlos Arredondo Receives Madeline Amy Sweeney Award For Civilian Bravery

The man who helped save a victim of the Boston Marathon attack was honored for his bravery on Wednesday during a ceremony at the State […]

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Lawmakers Want to Create Boston Strong Specialty License Plates

State leaders are gearing up to discuss the prospect of creating and issuing specialty plates to commemorate and honor the victims of the Boston Marathon […]

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People Are Lined Up For L.L. Bean Tote Bags Made Out of Fenway Park’s Rain Tarp

This was the line outside of L.L. Bean in Burlington on Friday morning, where people waited patiently before the store even opened its doors for […]

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Bled For Boston: Photographer Wants Pictures of Marathon Memorial Tattoos

In the days after the Boston Marathon bombing people looked for ways they could help and show support for the city. Some volunteered, some donated […]

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Emerson College Students Honored by MTVu for ‘Boston Strong’ Marathon T-Shirt Campaign

MTVu—the alternative MTV network targeted toward the college and university communities—has announced that starting this Sunday, August 18, and throughout the week until the MTV Video […]

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Runner Wants to Build a ‘Boston Strong’ Memorial Bridge

Tom Derderian wants to build a memorial in the city that can be seen from afar, but  that will also connect the community and pay […]

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One Run Relay Crosses Finish In Support of Marathon Bombing Victims

It took three weeks, stretched across more than a dozen states, and raised around $80,000 for victims of the Boston Marathon bombing, but just after […]

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Bombing Victim Jeff Bauman Stands Up During Flag Ceremony At Bruins Game

It wasn’t the first time that Carlos Arredondo, the hero in the cowboy hat, stood alongside Boston Marathon bombing victim Jeff Bauman, and it likely […]

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Slain MIT Officer’s Brother Starts Petition for National First Responders Day

The brother of slain MIT Police Officer Sean Collier is trying to convince the president and members of Congress to create a national holiday to […]

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Oprah Winfrey Donated $100,000 to Mikey’s Run for Boston Marathon Victims

According to the New York Daily News, Oprah Winfrey called up the two brothers behind Mikey’s Run yesterday to let them know she would donate […]

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Emerson Students That Coined ‘Boston Strong’ Phrase Organizing Giant Photo Shoot at Copley

Two Emerson College students who helped raise nearly $1 million for the One Fund through T-shirt sales are trying to rally supporters who have the […]

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Trillium Brewing Company Created a Special Beer to Support the One Fund

It only took 30 minutes for the first keg of Trillium Brewing Company’s beer, specifically made to benefit the One Fund, to “kick.” Not long […]

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Runners Needed for the One Run for Boston

On April 15, three runners from the U.K.—Jamie Hay, Danny Bent, and Kate Treleaven—had been at work for six weeks planning a global relay race. […]

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MBTA Officer Injured During Hunt For Bombing Suspects Will Wave Flag At Bruins Game

The MBTA Officer injured during a Watertown shootout with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects in April is going to be the featured Bruins fan banner captain at […]

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Watch the ‘Boston Strong’ Benefit Concert Live Online [Updated]

Update, May 31, 12:30 a.m.: The live stream has ended. If you were unable to grab tickets to tonight’s “Boston Strong” concert at the TD Garden […]