Monday, April 29, 2013

Boston Strong

It's been a difficult and emotional time here in Boston recently.  I've watched the Boston Marathon all my life, sometimes on Boylston Street near the finish line, sometimes on TV, sometimes in Kenmore Square, once in Wellesley.  And the race always makes me cry a little because of the beauty of the human spirit — not just because of the spectacular achievement of the elite athletes, but also because of what ordinary people accomplish on that day.  Of course I cried while watching this year's race, too.  And then came the lockdown, the helicopters overhead, the police search.  I'm so proud of the city's capable, brave, and loving response to the tragedy. That is the meaning of Boston Strong.  Many victims have a long road ahead.  The best way to help is to donate to The One Fund.

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