‘The hope feels stronger today’: Boston Marathon bombing survivors, families, responders, reflect at finish line memorial 10 years later Parents, siblings, and survivors were joined by Boston Mayor Michelle Wu and Governor Maura Healey during a ceremony on the 10th anniversary of the Marathon bombings.
John Tlumacki | Photographer's notebookHe captured the image that told the story of the Boston Marathon bombing. Ten years later, he finally met the subject.John Tlumacki, a longtime Globe photographer, instinctively began capturing images after the bombs went off in 2013. One was of Bill Iffrig. Ten years after the fateful day, Tlumacki visited Iffrig, now 88 and suffering from dementia.
Their lives were rerouted after the Marathon bombing. Here’s where they are now.It was a perfect spring afternoon 10 years ago when two young men dropped homemade bombs amid the Marathon throng and history swerved. Five lives were lost; many more, changed. A new story for an old town, built of sorrow and resolve, with still no finish line in sight.
‘I’m ready to start my own story’: Jane Richard and her family reflect on grief and moving forward 10 years after tragedyJane Richard’s brother was the youngest victim of the 2013 Boston Marathon tragedy. She’s never spoken about what she experienced on Boylston Street on that day — until now. Some of what happened is seared into her. Other memories have faded.
An FSB meeting, Steven Seagal, and spies everywhere: The story of how Bill Keating investigated a Boston Marathon bomber in RussiaThe investigation left an important legacy, identifying numerous failings in the nation’s counter-terrorism efforts that, had they been corrected earlier, might have made it possible to stop the bombing and following rampage that ultimately killed five people and injured nearly 300.
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‘A connection for life.’ Photographs from the 2013 Boston Marathon, 10 years later.
People shown in the 2013 images reflected on those moments and how they indelibly changed their lives.
Jeff Bauman lost his legs in the Marathon bombing. Sled hockey helped him rediscover a zest for life.
Bauman is still haunted by the tragedy that took his legs 10 years ago, but his outlook has changed thanks to the power of sport.
Andy Jordan, as told to Amy MacKinnon
Ten years after Marathon bombing, why did we survive when others didn’t?
Later, I would see two photos taken that day. In the first, my kids and I are standing on Boylston Street moments before one of the Boston Marathon bombers placed a backpack next to that mailbox. The second was taken after the bomb detonated.
The Marathon bombing changed Boston. It also changed Twitter.
The Marathon bombings helped cement Twitter’s role as an interactive town square, giving users a place to amplify public safety resources, seek out places to take shelter, and connect with loved ones after phone lines jammed.
How President Obama wrote his ‘love letter to Boston’ after the Marathon bombing
In his address at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, the president sought to put words to the city’s resilience.
The Marathon bombing’s 12-hour suspect
For 12 long hours, amateur sleuths, social media users, and some in the media wrongly proclaimed Sunil Tripathi a suspect.
Readers share their memories of the Boston Marathon bombing 10 years later
For those living in Boston at the time of the attack, the week of the 2013 Boston Marathon is one they will never forget.
Ryan Dempster pitched for the Red Sox the day of the Boston Marathon bombing. 10 years later, he’s running the race.
Dempster is running to raise funds for the Lingzi Foundation, which honors the memory of Lingzi Lu, one of the first victims.