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Marathon Bombings: 10 Years Later

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How the Marathon Bombings Kickstarted the Crowdsourcing of Crime Investigation

When the Boston Police Department tweeted on April 15 that it was seeking camera footage from the finish line to help find the bombers, marathon […]

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What the Marathon Bombings Taught Us

  We all remember where we were when the bombs went off at the marathon finish line on April 15, 2013. Now, on the 10th […]

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“It’s Unimaginable Pain”: The Everyday Affects of the Marathon Bombings, 10 Years Later

Everyone has a different way of coping with collective trauma. In the immediate aftermath of the bombings, the only thing we could think about was […]

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How I Learned There’s Heroism in Preparedness

April 15, 2013, was a gut-wrenching, horrible day, one in which I, as executive director of the Boston Marathon and president of the Boston Athletic […]

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What Does “Boston Strong” Mean 10 Years Later?

Walking around Copley Square the day after the bombings, MBTA police officer Dic Donohue could hardly believe his eyes. He’d spent so much time in […]

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“We Will Finish the Race”: The Making of Boston’s Iconic Marathon Shoes Cover

On the morning of Tuesday, April 16, 2013, National Guard members—still in shock from the previous day’s attack—patrolled the streets of the Back Bay, while […]