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Coming from someone at the finish line, why the Boston Marathon Bomber shouldn't be put to death

Shannon Griesser

If he is put to death, then death has the final word, and I refuse to accept that. As devastating as that day was at the Boston Marathon finish line, a sense of city pride, hope, and love has proven to carry us out of that darkness since April 15, 2013.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's execution will not bring justice; it will only continue the cycle of violence and death our world perpetuates. I hope goodness has the final say and that we can learn to heal together without seeking the death of another.

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  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    Really great point Shannon. I'm sure being there was really tough. Do you think the fact that he seemed to have no remorse though weighs into the conversation?