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Boston Marathon Bombings Remembered in Somber Events

On the fifth anniversary of the day bombs placed near the Boston Marathon finish line left three dead and more than 260 wounded, Governor Charlie Baker reflected on the resilience of survivors, both those injured in the terror attack and those who lost loved ones on that indelible day.

“You’re heroes to each other, and you’re heroes to all who’ve had a chance to hear your stories,” Baker said in his remarks Sunday morning. “And the same goes for those people who were damaged by the events of that day, who have found a positive path forward, a way to build a new life, a different one, but a good one on the heels of that tragedy.”

Baker and Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh spoke inside the Boston Public Library’s Central Branch before an audience of bombing survivors, family members, and other elected officials.

Read more at the Boston Globe

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