This day in western Massachusetts is filled with strong winds and torrential rains as though nature is crying, too, for the 3 lives lost, the over 260 injured, and for our community being transformed.
It is a year of blue and gold with Boston Strong becoming a symbol and mantra for resilience.
These are the colors of the Boston Marathon finish line
and we were videotaped)., ran the Boston Marathon last year and I wrote about her experience on this blog.
I reached out to her this past week as the anniversary was approaching. She will be returning to Boston and will be running the 2014 Boston Marathon next Monday.
My first language is also Ukrainian and today's USAToday cover highlighted both the anniversary and the events in the country of my parents: