One Year Later: Lessons from the Boston Marathon Bombings

05/23/2014
BY JAY FLEMING Patriots' Day is a great day of celebration in Boston, a day when businesses and schools are closed and families take in the New England sunshine, a traditional late morning Red Sox game, and then the celebrations that surround the 26.2-mile Boston Marathon. For more than a century, Patriots' Day has commemorated the opening battles of the Revolutionary War on nearby Lexington Green. So it was on April 15, 2013, a spring day in New England when weekend-long festivities were culminating in the 117th running of the Boston Marathon, one of the world's premier foot races. But from this day forward, it will also be a day of remembrance for the victims and survivors of the two bo...

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