BHS Reacts to One Year Anniversary of Marathon Bombing

One Year Later
One Year Later

April 15 marks the one year anniversary of The Boston Marathon Bombing. BHS News interviewed people about their experiences that day, and how they think it has affected the Boston area. Their responses are below.

Anonymous, BHS Faculty
I was at home in Boston and someone called me to inform me. I was shocked and sad. I wondered if I knew anyone there at that moment. [The lasting impact is] the image of people helping each other.

Anonymous ’17

I was at home and saw it on the news. I was in disbelief. It has scarred many people and families and supports the idea that anything can happen.

Melissa Blakeslee ’14
I was out front of the convention center train station [when I heard about the bombings]. I felt scared because I was so close to the scene. I [questioned] how am I going to get home? When am I going to be able to call my mom because the cell phone service was off? Is there going to be another bomb? Where do I go? April 15 will always be remembered because of all the lives lost and injured that day.

Continue reading at BraintreeHighNews.com and check back for updates as people are continuing to submit surveys.

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