Globe photos of the week, May 17, 2013
Globe photos of the week, May 17, 2013
Boston Firefighter Mike Materia hugged Marathon bombing survivor and amputee Roseann Sdoia after her release from Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Charlestown. Materia was credited with helping to save Roseann Sdoia by holding her tourniquet and transporting her in a police prisoner transport van when there were no ambulances.
Dana Farber charity runners Sharon Novick (left) and Jessica Cohen celebrated after crossing the finish line a month after the Boston Marathon. They were stopped at the 25.5 mile mark due to the bombing and unable to finish on Marathon Day.
Sydni Pecevich, 8, smiled during a press conference to show off renovations done to the young cancer survivor’s South Boston home, including a 75-foot ramp, with the help of Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino and local labor unions.
Katie Marshall (left) and Carla Martinez got ready to receive their diplomas at Berklee College of Music commencement ceremonies at Agganis Arena.
Paul (left) and J.P. Norden, who grew up in Stoneham, engaged in playful competitive banter during a news conference after their release from Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Charlestown. The brothers each lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombings.
Lila Bucklin of Jamaica Plain, held her Hope sign as she participated in the 17th Annual Mother's Day Walk for Peace in Dorchester.
Malcolm Astley, a retired principal and school committee member, left the State House after testifying before the Legislature's education committee. He and pre-kindergarten teacher Mary Dunne want lawmakers to require dating violence prevention as part of health and sexual education programs in public schools. Their 18-year-old daughter, Lauren Dunne Astley, was murdered by her ex-boyfriend Nathaniel Fujita in 2011.
Marco Tulio Flores of East Boston appeared with defense attorney James Budreau in Suffolk Superior Court where he changed his plea to guilty in the homicide of Jaime Galdamez.
With his father standing over him, Sean Jackman of Stoughton was arraigned in his hospital bed at Boston Medical Center on charges of drunken driving and motor vehicle homicide in the death of a Curry College junior. At right is Damon Borrelli, assistant clerk magistrate of Stoughton District Court.
Ruby McElhenny, 5, watched "My Little Pony" on an iPhone. The McElhenny family of Gloucester is considering a switch from cable TV to the new Web-based Aereo service.
Surina Phelan, 3, of Cambridge tried her might on the "Power Launch" during the 100th anniversary of the Boston Children's Museum.
Students from The Learning Project Elementary School in the Back Bay performed a concert in Copley Square as part of their annual Mayfest celebration.
Dandelions made for a pleasant resting spot on a hill at Castle Island for Sapna Saxena and Amanda Holm of Boston.
Roanna Bamford of Hull savored the scent of lilacs during Lilac Sunday at the Arnold Arboretum in Jamaica Plain.
Construction workers in an aerial lift on Haverhill Street appeared to rise above the Custom Tower in the distance as they worked at a new apartment complex.
The most dangerous intersection for bicyclists in Boston is the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Beacon Street.
Mothers, children, and spouses were allowed to run the bases following the Mother’s Day game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park.
Dustin Pedroia was called out by second base umpire Jerry Layne after he tried to stretch a single into a double.
The Bruins’ Brad Marchand ended up in his own bench after a first period collision with Toronto's Cody Franson during Game Seven of the NHL Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Maple Leafs at TD Garden.
Toronto's Nazem Kadri beat Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask and defenseman Adam McQuaid in the third period to put the Maple Leafs ahead 4-1 at TD Garden.
The fans went wild as Zdeno Chara hugged teammate Patrice Bergeron after Bergeron scored the game (and series) winner in overtime.