A year since Marathon attacks, many survivors still struggle

Flanked by children Sydney and Tyler, double amputee Celeste Corcoran trained to run the final yards of this year’s race.

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Shattered bones have knitted back together, and survivors who lost legs are walking on prosthetic limbs. What remains for many are relentless injuries nobody sees.

Tattered banners at the Old South Church entrance on Boylston Street are reminders of the bombings.

Stark and subtle signs of changes

A year after the Boston Marathon bombings, much about the city looks and feels as it long has, but nothing is really quite the same.

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The resilience of optimism

Is there a right way to recognize a terrible wound, a wound that is as psychic as physical?

Lingzi Lu’s parents Ling Meng (left) and Jun Lu, say they are humbled by the love they received.

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Victims’ family members, survivors feel need to be there

The parents of bombing victim Lingzi Lu will be among the many family members of victims coming to Boston this week for official remembrances.

Marathon bombing anxiety likely to return in children

Those directly affected by the events are most likely to have nightmares, to worry about going into crowded places, or to feel sad in the next several days.


Year since bombings proved Boston was always strong

In the year since the bombings, Boston has learned much about itself, having been set forth on an uncharted landscape of grief and renewal.



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Martin Walsh is reportedly “dead set” against dispensaries, meaning they will have an uphill battle in the City on a Hill.