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Messages, images from an emotionally charged Boston Marathon anniversary


A rainy day of remembrance at the Boston Marathon finish line. (Jared Wickerham / Getty Images)

The first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings was an occasion for memorials across the city. Beyond Boston, others stopped for a moment to remember what happened last April 15.


Tom Duggan hugs Sarah Rogo, who said they were both present last year at the marathon. (Andrew Burton / Getty Images)

Roses hang on a lamp post near the spot where the second bomb exploded. (Brian Snyder / Reuters)

All of the cities tweeted the same image simultaneously Tuesday morning:


A knitted tribute hangs on a street light along the marathon route. (Andrew Burton / Getty Images)
After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.
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