BOSTON (CBS) – President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama visited victims of the Boston Marathon bombings at several hospitals Thursday afternoon.
After attending an interfaith service at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, the president rode to Massachusetts General Hospital where he met privately with patients, their families and hospital staff.READ MORE: Man Shot A Blackstone Valley Mall
The First Lady went to Boston Children’s Hospital, where she visited the medical and surgical intensive care unit.READ MORE: 6 Hunters Rescued By Coast Guard In Barnstable
Afterwards, she went next door to Brigham and Women’s Hospital to meet more victims and their families for more than an hour.MORE NEWS: Bill Would Allow Adoption Of Younger Sibling, Uncle Or Aunt
The visits were off limits to the media and came on short notice for security reasons.