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8-Year-Old Learns To Dance Again After Boston Bombing

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 04.15.2014 | Good News

It's been a year since now-8-year-old Jane Richard lost her leg in the Boston Marathon bombing. The young girl, who was watching from the sidelines...

Charity Runners Gear Up To Race In Honor Of Boston Marathon Bombing Victim

AP | TRACEE HERBAUGH | Posted 03.03.2014 | Impact

BOSTON (AP) — Hundreds of runners dressed like superheroes raced down the final 18 miles of the Boston Marathon course Saturday, training for the wo...

Sister Of Youngest Boston Bombing Victim Already Dancing On New Leg

AP | Posted 08.16.2013 | Impact

BOSTON -- A 7-year-old girl who lost part of her left leg in the Boston Marathon bombings is learning to use a prosthetic leg as her family still mour...

Family That Lost Boy In Boston Bombings Releases Inspiring First Photo Since Attacks

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 08.16.2013 | Impact

After four tragically trying months, a family devastated by the Boston bombings has taken an incredibly inspiring step forward. On that fateful da...

He Would Have Turned 9 This Weekend

Dorchester Reporter | Bill Forry | Posted 06.09.2013 | Religion

The family of Martin Richard, who was killed in the Boston bombing on April 15, held a memorial service today. They requested that the Mass be privat...

Reflections on Boston

Ron Brounes | Posted 07.06.2013 | Parents
Ron Brounes

To my daughters, a bad day simply means "time out" and a meal without dessert. Bad guys look like Darth Vader and the Joker and they don't know about Adam Lanza or Timothy McVeigh. I fear those conversations are coming one day soon.

Boston Victims' Families Could Get More Than $1 Million

AP | BOB SALSBERG | Posted 07.03.2013 | Impact

BOSTON — The administrator of a fund created to help people injured in the Boston Marathon bombings and the families of those who died in the at...

Brandon Wetherbee

Why Did This Man Run 3 Marathons In 1 Day? | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 04.25.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Frank Fumich couldn't sleep the night of April 15. The horror of the Boston Marathon bombings was keeping him awake. The next morning, h...

2 Bombing Victims Laid To Rest

AP | Posted 06.23.2013 | Crime

BOSTON — Funerals were held Tuesday for the 8-year-old boy killed in the Boston Marathon bombing and the college police officer authorities say ...

Boston Stronger

Linda Flanagan | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics
Linda Flanagan

The bombing in Boston is an opportunity to reflect on one of literature's enduring themes, man's inhumanity to man. But perhaps there's another way to process these events.

8-Year-Old Bombing Victim's Family Issues Statement

AP | Posted 04.20.2013 | Parents

BOSTON -- The family of an 8-year-old boy killed in the Boston Marathon bombing is offering its thanks to the investigators who worked around the cloc...

MIT Police Officer Slain By Suspects

Posted 04.19.2013 | Crime

Sean Collier, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer, was shot and killed late Thursday night during a confrontation with the two Bost...

Boston Residents Told To Stay Inside During Manhunt

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN, MEGHAN BARR and KATIE ZEZIMA | Posted 06.19.2013 | Crime

An unidentified man suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings on Monday died after a frantic crime spree late Thursday night and early Friday morning....

Christina Wilkie

Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Killed; Another At Large | Christina Wilkie | Posted 04.19.2013 | Crime

A violent crime spree across Greater Boston that took the lives of a campus police officer and one of the suspects in the Marathon bombings morphed in...

Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Killed; Another At Large

Posted 04.19.2013 | Crime

A man suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings on Monday died after a frantic crime spree late Thursday night and early Friday morning. His accomplic...

Marathon Bombing Suspect Photos Released

Posted 04.19.2013 | Crime

Authorities released photographs of two individuals -- identified as "Suspect 1" and "Suspect 2" -- wanted in connection to the pair of deadly blasts...

Life At the Finish Line

David Wild | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics
David Wild

Watching the events of this past week has been the most brutal reminder imaginable that not everyone in the world shows up to offer support. Some twisted monsters come simply to destroy, and sadly as a society we can never forget that.

Boston Marathon Suspect Photos Expected Thursday

Posted 04.18.2013 | Crime

Images of two possible suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing circulated among agencies investigating the terror attack are expected to be released t...

Michael McLaughlin

False Hope, Misinformation In Marathon Bombing | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 04.18.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- False hope that a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings had been arrested dominated news reports for much of Wednesday, two days after exp...

What Can You and I Learn From the Boston Marathon?

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 06.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

While I'd like to think that I'd never intentionally hurt anyone, I know I have done so, more than I'll ever know. I believe that if each of us follow Martin Richard's plea -- "no more hurting people" -- at a whole new level, the world will be a safer place.

How to Send Healing Energy to Those Affected By Tragedy

Pamela Dussault | Posted 06.16.2013 | Impact
Pamela Dussault

Some of us may feel helpless in the midst of these tragedies, especially if we are far away or can't physically help another. If you are one of these people and are wondering what it is you can do to help, praying and sending healing energy are viable options.

Chris Kirkham

'We Are Saddened And Shattered' | Chris Kirkham | Posted 04.17.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- Near a baseball diamond and a grassy field where 8-year-old Martin Richard used to play, hundreds of neighbors with American flags and candl...

Who's Got Heartbreak and Heart? Boston

Jaime-Alexis Fowler | Posted 06.16.2013 | Women
Jaime-Alexis Fowler

Just like the runners I see every year who put their hands over their hearts or utter a breathless "I do" as they struggle up the hardest hill in the race, Boston has tremendous heart. And it's that heart I've seen on display at every moment since yesterday's tragedy

Dem Rep Mourns Loss Of 8-Year-Old Boston Bombings Victim

The Huffington Post | Nick Abrams | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.) appeared on MSNBC Tuesday, mourning the loss of 8-year-old Boston bombing victim Martin Richard. Lynch said he has kno...

'To Know Him Was To Love Him': Friends Remember Boy Killed At Marathon

AP | BRIDGET MURPHY | Posted 06.16.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- Neighbors and friends remembered 8-year-old Boston Marathon bombing victim Martin Richard as a vivacious boy who loved to run, climb and pla...