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Important Reflections on the Boston Marathon: What Do We Want to Remember?

Haley Scott

"What I chose to care about was this: the people who ran to help. The ones who rushed area hospitals and tried to donate blood. The journalists who refused to speculate and calmly delivered what they knew, what had been verified. The EMTs and Boston PD who rushed into the carnage.

Those are the names I want to know. Those are the pictures I want to see looped over and over again on cable TV. The people who were good."

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  • Liz F

    And every trauma counselor who will be called upon. Everyone who helped a stranger get home or to the hospital. Every person who lent a cellphone so someone could call their family and say "i'm okay."