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Moment of Silence, Church Bells to Mark Second Anniversary of Boston Bombings

Brian Metzler, Competitor.com  Bostonians will mark the second anniversary of the deadly Boston Marathon bombings on Wednesday, April 15 with a citywide moment of silence, the pealing of church bells and a call to engage in random acts of kindness. Mayor Marty Walsh plans to help hoist commemorative banners on Boylston Street on Wednesday before […]

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6 day care kids pulled from Oklahoma City bombing rubble tell their tale 20 years later

Heide Brandes , Rich Schapiro New York Daily News OKLAHOMA CITY — Out of the rubble, they emerged: six mini-miracles. Rescuers pulled out their tiny bodies — bloodied, battered and some gashed beyond recognition — after a massive bomb obliterated the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building on April 19, 1995. Twenty years later, it remains the nation’s worst […]

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Twenty years later: Bombing survivor recalls wounds that cut deeply

Cary Aspinwall Tulsa World It took more than five years for all of Germaine Johnston’s wounds to fully surface. Months for the slivers of glass to work their way out of her skull, where they pelted her as she sat at her desk on the seventh floor in the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City […]

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