“A year ago, the very fabric of this community was tested to its core. And that community, our community, did not only endure, it inspired.”
Conductor Keith Lockhart takes the podium as Boston Pops begins tribute to victims of 2013 marathon bombing attack.
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BOSTON (Reuters) – Boston began its memorials of last year’s marathon bombing attack, which killed three people and injured 264, on a quiet note Tuesday, with Mayor Martin Walsh and Cardinal Sean O’Malley visiting wreaths left at the spots where the two bombs went off.
Accompanied by an honor guard of local police, a group of dignitaries that also included Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and the family of the youngest victim, eight-year-old Martin Richard, stopped twice along Boylston Street near the race’s finish line.