Just saw this pop up in my twitter feed, can't believe it. I truly hope it was something accidental and not something malicious. In either case all my prayers go out to those families.
Cities always underestimate the costs of events like these because the cost is in forgone income/resident happiness, not dollars out of the budget.
Explosions occurred during the 3:30-4:00 hour of the marathon when the most runners tend to cross the finish line.
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'Twas a cutlass swipe or an ounce of lead
Or a yawing hole in a battered head
And the scuppers clogged with rotting red
And there they lay I damn me eyes
All lookouts clapped on Paradise
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Its actually a holiday called Patriots Day in Massachusetts as well.....
The fact that it happened right as the race normally ends makes it pretty unlikely that its an accident in my eyes. Coincidence isn't real.