Boston Reacts to Paris Terrorist Attacks
Boston residents are showing solidarity with Paris in the aftermath of a day of carnage across the French capital Friday night, when attacks at multiple locations left more than 120 people dead.
People around the world have reacted to show support for Paris, and Boston is no exception. Locals have left flowers at the consulate, hung up French flags, turned their lights to the colors of Tricolour, and offered French travelers places to stay if they are stranded in Boston—the country closed its borders Friday night after the attacks. Even Boston Marathon bombing victims are expressing solidarity with the victims of the attacks.
— Justin Michaels (@JMichaelsNews) November 14, 2015
Flowers & notes of outside Boston’s French Consulate following Paris terrorist attacks. Live coverage on @fox25news. pic.twitter.com/VABDXwXj2V — Stephanie Coueignoux (@StephanieFOX25) November 14, 2015
The French flag is going up at Boston City Hall Plaza:
— Maïca Pichler (@maicameister) November 14, 2015
The Lenox and Prudential set their colors to red, white, and blue to show support for Paris:
People looking to help Paris bound travelers stranded in Boston can use the hashtag #StrandedInUS:
#strandedinUS If you are stuck in Boston I have a couch available and would be happy to help you and support you in this tough time
— Mandy Plain & Simple (@amandahqtpie) November 14, 2015
And the Boston Athletic Association and others affected by the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing are reaching out to show their support for the people of Paris: