The tragedy of the Boston Marathon bombing on April 15th, 2013 left four dead and 264 injured, according to the Boston Public Health Commission. One week later, the victims of the attacks, including 8-year old Martin Richard, 23-year old Lu Lingzi, 28-year old Sean Collier and 29-year old Krystle Campbell were remembered during a moment of silence on Boston’s Boylston Street, near the site of the explosions. With emotions running high, a Boston city police officer broke the heavy silence by raising his fist to the sky, energizing the crowd of people into an eruption of applause.

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