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Blade runner set to tackle Boston Marathon

Patrick Downes, who lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing, is running the Marathon this year, despite the fact that his wife, Jessica Kensky, who lost two legs in the same attack, has suffered many complications and is not able to do so. The couple were newlyweds at the time of the bombing, writes Eric […]

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Memorials mark third anniversary of Marathon bombings

On April 15, 2016, the third anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, were marked with wreath layings, community service, and a moment of silence at 2:49pm, Kathy McCabe interviewed people affected by the bombs for the Boston Globe on April 15, 2016 Lingzi Lu, Krystle Campbell and Martin Richard were killed in the blasts. Police Officer […]

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Thousands of bikers raise money for Oklahoma City Memorial during ‘Ride to Remember’

On April 16, 2016, Sheldra Brigham reported for News Channel 4 Oklahoma, that motorcyclists from around the country came to Oklahoma City to raise money for the Oklahoma City Memorial & Museum. 168 individual heart wreaths are laid during the event, one for each person killed in the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murragh […]

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