Jeff Bauman and Carlos Arredondo were captured in the now-iconic photo in the aftermath of the attack.
"It was important to me to be able to give back in that way and help other people get what I have.”
Western powers "are criminals and they only understand the language of force."
After the attack, Haslet-Davis wasn't sure when she would be able to walk again -- let alone run long distances. But here she is learning to use the blade a few months before signing up for the 2016 Boston Marathon.
'Help Us Find Sunil Tripathi': The Story of a Family in a Web of Lies Following Boston Marathon Bombings
The chaotic confusion around the misidentification of Sunil Tripathi as a potential suspect led to what's now become a phenomenon that the power of social media has among journalists.
The millions fleeing ISIS and Bashar al-Assad need the government to get out of the way of their escape. The refugee program allows that escape and does not offer a promising avenue into the United States for would-be terrorists. It would be a tragedy if we were to lose sight of that.
Altogether -- 2015 has been one of the deadliest on record: 41 school shootings affecting tens of thousands of children, according to Erik Endress, CEO of Share911. We can't ignore the grim facts or enter into lengthy debates about gun policy. However, we can do something right now.
"I pray to Allah to bestow his mercy on you. I pray for your relief, for your healing, for your well-being, for your health
It's easy to believe in redemption for yourself. I mean, come on, you aren't that bad. But, do you believe redemption is possible for everyone?
How then can we reconcile the wildly disparate and seemingly arbitrary outcomes in such cases? How can we be sure that the ultimate punishment is reserved only for the "worst of the worst?"