Nation Stands in Solidarity with Boston
By Natalie Covate
BU News Service
When I told my brother that I wanted to go to Boston, he, as an L.A. sports fan, cautioned me. Avoid Celtics fans. Don’t fall for the Patriots. The only reason the Red Sox were okay is because they didn’t stand a chance last season.
Everyone complains about Boston. The sports fans are obnoxious. The accent is h-ah-rrible. Don’t even get started on Boston drivers.
But this week, as front pages are covered in horrific images of the tragedy at the Boston Marathon on Monday, the city has been receiving support and solidarity from all over the country and the world. Here’s a sample of the love Boston has been receiving these past few days.