Tributes for Boston Marathon Tragedy
We're tracking the tributes people across the world are paying to Boston and the victims of the Boston Marathon's bombings.
- The Yankees stand united with Boston on Twitter...
- And in today's New Yorker cartoon:
- The front page of Tuesday's Chicago Tribune Sports section.
- Following the Newtown, Conn., shootings, journalist Ann Curry started a #26Acts campaign on Twitter, encouraging people to perform random acts of kindness in memory of the victims. Today, she's reignited the campaign in honor of eight-year-old Martin Richard who lost his life during yesterday's bombings.
- Sports players are paying their respects to Boston, writing "Pray For Boston" on their uniforms.
Below, Phillies' outfielder Ben Revere's glove.
- And the Phoenix Coyotes' Keith Yandle wrote the phrase on his skate.
- Boston College students have organized a walk for this Friday, April 19, in honor of the victims of the Boston Marathon tragedy. Over 20,000 people have already been invited on Facebook.
- The London Marathon will honor the victims of the Boston Marathon on Sunday. The Daily Post reports that "A reverand will run this Sunday's London Marathon in red socks as a tribute to those affected by the Boston explosions." bit.ly/14tkypK
Photo below of Reverand Robin Fox.
- Photo of Boylston Street taken by Dave Abel.
- In Iowa, a chalkboard propped against a tree reads "Pray for Boston, Love the children, Care for our elders.”
- U.S. Ambassador to the Russian Federation Michael McFaul tweeted out this photo.
Translated, the tweet reads: "Thank you all for your words of sympathy and condolences to the American people on this day. Thank you for the flowers."
- This photo of eight-year-old Martin Richard, the youngest victim of yesterday's tragedy, has been widely circulated on Twitter and Facebook.
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