Friday 20 October 2017

Caitlin McBride: One year on, I will never forget Boston in the aftermath of the marathon bombings

It's exactly one year ago today that thousands of lives forever changed.

Caitlin McBride

Caitlin McBride

Today, April 15th, is the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, the most significant terrorist attack on US soil since September 11th.

Three people Krystle Campbell (29), Chinese exchange student Lu Lingzi (23) and perhaps the most heartbreaking of all, Martin Richard (eight) lost their lives; hundreds were injured and thousands were scarred.

Within hours of the story breaking in Ireland, I was on flight to Boston to cover the aftermath .

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