Category Archives: Victim Support

Building bonds among kids of terrorism’s victims

Michael Vitez, Philadephia Inquirer Robert Pycior, 21, wore an orange tutu, orange leotard, orange wig. He was feeling very pro-orange. He lost his father in the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon, but he had team spirit. Everyone on the orange team Sunday – and the blue and the red and teal, for that matter, all 72 […]

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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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