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Pictured: Boy, 8, who was
waiting to give his runner
father a hug at finish line
is named as one of three
Boston Marathon bombing
victims along with woman in her
twenties while 176 are injured
and 17 left in critical condition

Daily Mail (UK), by Daniel Bates & Lydia Warren

Original Article

Posted By:JoniTx, 4/16/2013 10:23:57 AM

An eight-year-old boy waiting at the finish line to give his father a hug was among three people killed and 176 injured when two explosions rocked the Boston Marathon in the worst terrorist atrocity since 9/11. Martin Richard died after the first of two bombs hidden in trash cans were detonated within 12 seconds of each other during the Patriots´ Day bank holiday yesterday, sending terrified runners and spectators fleeing for their lives and leaving a scene of ´unspeakable horror´. Neighbors told MailOnline about the moment his father, Bill Richard, returned home still wearing hospital scrubs on Monday night

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jorgecito, 4/16/2013 10:56:54 AM     (No. 9278247)

Lovely little boy. Praying for his mother and little sister who were gravely injured; and for all the people who were killed or hurt.

And I note that again, the U.K.´s Daily Mail has done a better job than most of our American media.

My quibble with this particular article is that in a sidebar outlining possible significance of the date, the DM labels the Branch Davidians (of Waco) a "cult." Certainly the MSM´s use of the epithet helped dehumanize the innocent Branch Davidians in the public mind, back in 1993.

While there are groups that deserve being labeled " cults" (the Jim Jones suicide crowd, and the Hale-Bopp "Heaven´s Gate" suicidalists come to mind), it´s debatable whether the Branch Davidians were a cult, or simply a branch off the Christian tree.

But to the Left and our MSM, all Christians are members of a cult, I guess.

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