How the sports community honored the Boston Marathon tragedy

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Boston Strong: Red Sox ride wave of good feelings

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As residents of Boston and the surrounding areas attempted to heal in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, two words brought everyone together and helped the process along — Boston Strong.

Those words were and continue to be a message of unity and defiance. A message that says they can handle anything thrown their direction and bounce back with the same strength and determination they’ve always had. It’s a powerful message, too, and no organization embraced it or embodied it more in the weeks and months that followed the tragedy than the eventual World Series champion Boston Red Sox.
Mark Townsend

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