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Emotional farewell to Marathon memorial

Copley site to be dismantled today

Survivors and family members of those killed when two bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon gathered Monday evening for one last look at a spontaneous public memorial in Copley Square commemorating the dead and injured.

Among the flowers, banners, handmade signs, and running shoes, they stood and sat, many using crutches and several in wheelchairs, for a brief prayer service under a pair of orange canopies.

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