Category Archives: Victim Support

Boston bombing survivor, service dog asked to leave T.J. Maxx

By Danielle Haynes UPI NASHUA, N.H. — A 19-year-old survivor of the Boston Marathon bombing said she was ordered to leave a T.J. Maxx in New Hampshire if she didn’t put her service dog in a cart. Sydney Corcoran said her service dog, Koda, helps her deal with post-traumatic stress after she was injured in the attack in […]

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Mass. Resiliency Center to Support Boston Marathon Bombing Victims

Running shoes left at the makeshift memorial following the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, in an exhibit titled "Dear Boston: Messages from the Marathon Memorial" at the Boston Public Library  Credit: Reuters/Brian Snyder

By Denali Tietjen Boston Globe The State of Massachusetts is partnering with Boston Medical Center (BMC) and the Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance (MOVA) to open a free support center for victims of last year’s Boston Marathon bombings, state officials announced Wednesday. Funded by a $1.9 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office […]

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Military Commissions Update

Military Commissions Update from Karen Loftus Dear 9/11 Families, The Military Judge issued a Docketing Order on 4 June 2014 clarifying the issues that will be heard during our next session in Guantanamo Bay (see attached). First, he shortened the week of hearings to two days only (16 and 17 June) and also ordered that […]

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