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A person's shadow was cast against an American flag at a memorial for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings in Copley Square.
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Running shoes, stuffed animals, candles, crosses, sports caps, and pinwheels were piled at the center of the memorial and stacked along its perimeter.
The memorial began as many makeshift shrines scattered across the city.
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Jose Paniagua of Jamaica Plain penned some thoughts at the Copley Square site.
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“It’s like this big huge outdoor cathedral,” one Dorchester resident said of the scene. "In some ways it says to me good does outweigh evil.”
A man with an American flag shirt stood at the memorial site in Copley Square.
People previously left items at a makeshift memorial on Boylston Street. The memorial was moved to Copley Square when Boylston reopened.
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