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: Baby Found Alive In Trash Can On Dorchester Avenue
The First Lady went to Boston Children’s Hospital, where she visited the medical and surgical intensive care unit.READ MORE: Local Rescues Team Up To Drive To Texas, Save Nearly 100 Homeless Pets
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: CDC Director Issues Warning As Mass. Businesses Prepare To Reopen
The visits were off limits to the media and came on short notice for security reasons.