Boston marks somber second anniversary of deadly marathon bombing




 
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April 15th, 2015  
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Topic: Boston marks somber second anniversary of deadly marathon bombing


By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - Boston marked the second anniversary of the deadly attack on its annual marathon on Wednesday with a quiet ceremony at the site where three died, unveiling a pair of banners marked with a heart. Mayor Marty Walsh joined a group of survivors of the April 15, 2013, blasts, including Jane and Henry Richard, whose 8-year-old brother Martin was the youngest killed, as well as Jeff Bauman, who lost both legs. Some 264 people, including spectators, volunteers at runners at the Boston Marathon were injured. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families, who seek to make sense of that awful day," said Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker.

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