"We’ll keep training harder, for the people who perished today."
- Wesley Korir
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Tom Menino have announced the formation of The One Fund Boston, Inc. to help the people most affected by the tragic events that occurred in Boston on April 15, 2013.
The Boston’s First Responders Fund was established to benefit the victims of the Boston Marathon Terrorism Attack. This Fund is one way to hopefully provide comfort in their time of need.
Written for the victims of 4/15 and inspired by the President’s words at the interfaith healing service at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston, Thursday, April 18, 2013. Imagine a song where the chorus builds until there are hundreds of voices coming together to show their support. This is the vision. Download, share, and submit your chorus to get added to the track.
Written by Stephen Randall and featuring the SoundCloud Colab Choir. Learn More about this song
"We are together. We are one Boston."
- Mayor Menino
8 / Dorchester
At Hemenway Park, where the third-grader at the nearby Charter School played during gym class, friends and classmates created a makeshift chalk memorial for Martin.
In chalk, they wrote messages of love and prayer, telling the young boy that they loved him and would never forget him
23 / China
She won an academic scholarship to the Beijing Institute of Technology, and later went on to Boston University to pursue a master's degree in statistics.
She would have known how slim the chances were that something like this could happen in a crowd of thousands gathering on a sunny day.
29 / Arlington
Campbell was driven by a strong work ethic, and it got noticed by family and coworkers alike. Former employers commended her diligence when lamenting her death.
"Full of energy and hard at work," is how former employer Summer Shack, a seafood restaurant, described her in a statement on its Facebook page.
26 / Somerville
Through tears and emotions, his roommate who trained with Collier at the police academy said Collier was “awesome,” his only fault being that was he was too brave.
“He is one of the nicest guys you can imagine, funny, everybody liked him,” said Holly Dixon. “He was a nice, nice kid, who would do anything for you.”
Our thoughts and prayers to all the victims, and everyone affected by this tragedy.
"Yes we will find you. And yes you will face justice."
- Barack Obama
Team UWS will be running the New Balance Reach the Beach Relay on May 17th - 18th. The race course winds its way through 200 miles of picturesque towns and State Parks in Massachusetts.The team is: Gretchen Parmentier, Lynn Vasconcelos, Pam Kelly, Sarah Gonet, Patricia Carreiro, Laurie Walker, Bethany Jones, Julie Gonsalves, Jennifer Almeida, AnaBela Santos, Barbara Corey, and Audrey Melo. Support and cheer them on here
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