Anniversary of the Boston Bombing

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Anniversary of the Boston Bombing
Tue, 04-15-2014 - 2:40pm

As thousands gathered to mark the anniversary of a horror that shook the city, survivors and government leaders shared a unified message Tuesday: Boston is strong.

"We would never wish the devastation and pain we have experienced on any of you," said Patrick Downes, who was among the many injured in the twin bombings at last year's Boston Marathon. "However, we do wish that all of you, at some point in your lives, feel as loved as we have felt this last year. It has been the most humbling experience of our lives. We hope you feel all the emotion we feel when we say 'thank you.'"

Downes was a newlywed at the time of the attack. He and his wife, Jessica Kensky, each lost a leg.



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Wed, 04-16-2014 - 10:29am

taht was so sad. My mom is a runner so she sat and watched all the coverage of the bombing. I think it is so great they all pulled together to help the way they did.