//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/04/28/BostonGlobe.com/Special/Advance/Images/sdoia2-087--90x90.jpg The Boston Marathon wounded

An ongoing series in which the Globe profiles those injured in the Boston Marathon explosions.

Brothers Andrew and James O’Connell visited the logo honoring Martin Richard, 8, at a Little League field in Savin Hill.

Savin Hill league honors bombing victim Martin Richard

An outpouring of support came from hundreds of Little League players and parents in Dorchester during season-opening ceremonies.


Did the police let their guard down?

The bombings put terrorism, both organized and the lone wolf variety, back on the radar screen of every police chief in the country.

John Thomas, of Needham, set off the chain reaction of airlines charging for checked bags.


Hate airline baggage fees? Needham man is to blame

John Thomas, 54, is the guy who brought baggage fees to airlines in North America.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/04/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/chin041013debate_met9-002--90x90.jpg A Senate race that has been hard to focus on

A series of events has smothered the campaign and raised serious questions over the efficacy of special elections.

Opinion on the bombings

Opinion | Beverly Cronin

US Army Captain Dan Berschinski stands on prosthetic legs before a Braves game in Atlanta last year. Berschinski lost both legs to an IED blast while serving in Afghanistan in 2009.

For amputees, finding inner strength

Beverly Cronin has been an amputee for 45 years, and she wants the bombing victims to know that they have a full life ahead of them.