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Messages of Hope for Boston Marathon Victims [Photos]

( [email protected] ) Apr 16, 2013 11:28 AM EDT
Images of the Boston Marathon bombing carnage and chaos in the news and social media have been seared in minds and hearts of the public. Yet, messages of hope are being poured out from the neighboring cities and around the country.
Looking to heaven: A woman kneels and prays at the scene of the first explosion in Boylston Street as the city comes to terms with the atrocity. Boston Globe

Images of the Boston Marathon bombing carnage and chaos in the news and social media have been seared in minds and hearts of the public. Yet, messages of hope are being poured out from the neighboring cities and around the country.

BaxterHolmes tweets, "The @chicagotribune devotes the cover of its sports section to Boston today: (cc @richarddeitsch @romenesko)" (@BaxterHolmes/Twitter)

A runner tapes a sign combining a Boston Red Sox logo with a yellow ribbon on a corner street post where Massachusetts Street intersects another roadway, April 15, 2013, in Seattle. (Elaine Thompson/AP Photo)

Reginald Bohannon, of Atlanta, runs along Peachtree Street in an organized moment of silence and memorial run to show solidarity with victims of the Boston Marathon bombings, April 16, 2013, in Atlanta. (David Goldman/AP Photo)

Mike Hayes tweets, "A message from New York to Boston projected on Brooklyn Academy of Music http://instagram.com/p/YJbQeygCFP" (@roanzone/Twitter)

Members of the Houston Astros including Chris Carter, center, observe a moment of silence for the victims involved in an explosion at the Boston Marathon prior to the baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, April 15, 2013, in Oakland, Calif. (Ben Margot/AP Photo)

Phoenix Coyotes' Keith Yandle, who is from Boston, skates on the ice with "Pray For Boston" on the inside his left skate as a tribute to those victims of the bombing at the Boston Marathon in the third period during an NHL hockey game against the San Jose Sharks, April 15, 2013 in Glendale, Ariz. (Ross D. Franklin/AP Photo)

Shane Magness, a student at Oklahoma Christian University, bows his head in prayer for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing, at the Oklahoma City National Memorial in Oklahoma City, April 15, 2013. (Sue Ogrocki/AP Photo)

Runner Megan Cloke pauses after placing flowers on the doorstep of the Richard house in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, April 16, 2013. (Michael Dwyer/AP Photo)