Moment Of Silence
As 36,000 runners waited anxiously for the start of the 118th Boston Marathon Monday, a moment of silence was held to honor the victims of last year’s bombings at the finish line.
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At 2:50 p.m. — exactly one week after the bombings — many bowed their heads and cried at the makeshift memorial on Boylston Street, three blocks from the site of the explosions.
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