The Boston Bombings
May 21, 2013
Mr. Charles Benjamin
Boston Marathon Bombing
The world is constantly changing and evolving. Have you ever wondered if it was possible to stop the impossible and if you had a choice what would you choose? Well the ability to do right from wrong or make a decision that harms or offends anyone is seen throughout an individual’s manifestation of societal feeling. The Boston Marathon is an annual marathon held in the Greater Boston area in Eastern Massachusetts. This event brings out challenging runners which attracts huge crowds to cheer them on, while raising monies for charities. This event is held in a city-wide area, which may have been why it was an attractive target for terrorists. No one was ready for the tragic event that took place on April 15, 2013, where two brothers Dzhokhar and Tamerlane Tsarneav bought yet another tragedy upon the community when bombs were set off during the Boston Marathon. The first bombing exploded outside Marathon Sports. Seconds later a second bomb went off near the finish line on Boylston Street near Copley Square killing three, Krystle Marie Campbell, 29, a restaurant manager from Medford, Massachusetts, Lü Lingzi 23, Chinese national and Boston University graduate from Shenyang, Liaoning and Martin William Richard, an eight-year-old boy from the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, and left hundreds of others injured. One of bombs used in the attacks was made in form of a six liter pressure cooker that was placed in a nylon bag with a detonated on a timer instead of a remote. Other explosive devices were made of nails, metal, and BBs. As the evidence grows against Dzhokhar so does the list of individuals involved. Friends, family, officers, authorities, and others who encountered the suspects that had nothing to do with the bombing and were just as shocked by it as everyone else. The best way to describe the security situation about the Boston Bombers is that they slip...
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