Obama honors bombing victims in Boston at interfaith memorial
BOSTON (AP) — Called upon to console a grieving city and reassure a shaken nation, President Barack Obama on Thursday promised that Boston would “run again” after deadly twin bombings at its famous marathon. More than 2,000 people rose in a standing ovation in the Cathedral of the Holy Cross and sang “America the Beautiful.”
Obama’s message of resolve in time of tragedy was echoed by Mayor Thomas Menino and Gov. Deval Patrick at a packed interfaith service.
“Nothing will take us down because we take care of one another,” Menino said. “Even with the smell of smoke in the ai...