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Region falls silent in memory of Boston Marathon bomb victims

The world stood still around the region today as people broke from their usual routines to observe a moment of silence in memory of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombings.

A frigid wind left the square outside Faneuil Hall deserted — until all at once it filled with people. They came from office towers and touristy shops inside Quincy Market. They arrived without jackets, wearing name tags from the boutiques and hotels where they worked.

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