Emotional tributes marked the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings Tuesday, honoring the three people who died, the more than 260 people who were injured, and the first responders, doctors and nurses who helped them.
“One year later, we also stand in awe of the men and women who continue to inspire us – learning to stand, walk, dance and run again,” the president said Tuesday.
Old South Church on Boylston Street has received thousands of blue and yellow scarves for marathon runners.
Bill Maher said the moment at the marathon finish line during the Red Sox parade was inappropriate because the city “was not leveled by Godzilla.”
A bittersweet moment during the parade took place near the Boston Marathon finish line on Boylston Street where three spectators died in the bombings during the April race.
Just minutes after the Red Sox won the 2013 World Series at Fenway Park, hundreds of people went to Boylston Street to the Boston Marathon finish line, to remember what happened there six months ago.
Thousands of athletes joined victims of the Boston Marathon bombings to run and walk the last mile of the race Saturday, reclaiming the triumph of crossing the finish line.
The analysis also reportedly identified the finish line on Boylston Street as an ‘area of increased vulnerability.’
Carlos Arredondo told WBZ-TV Centro’s Yadires Nova-Salcedo that a unique set of training skills sent him running into danger immediately after the explosions.
Here are some of the stories from the Boston Marathon finish line as two bombs exploded.