Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Heartbreak and Resilience: The 2013 Boston Marathon and Beyond

I went to the marathon this year (for the first time!) to cheer on two of my runner friends. I got there early enough to catch the elite runners finishing. After I saw one of my friends pass by around 2pm, I walked up Boylston to meet my friend Kelly at Starbucks and find our other runner friend. I was waiting there when all hell broke loose. It's hard to believe how such a perfect day went so wrong so fast.

When my school, the Center for Digital Imaging Arts, decided to have an exhibit featuring student, alumni, and faculty work of the marathon and the aftermath, I knew I wanted to be involved. I submitted a photo I took that day of the race from where I was standing most of the morning, on the corner of Hereford and Boylston. The work will be for sale with all proceeds going to the One Fund! If you're interested in checking it out, there will be an opening reception on Friday but the show will be up until September 13. Here are the details:

Opening Reception: 

May 31, 2013 6pm-9pm

Featuring work by students, graduates, faculty and friends of 
Boston University Center for Digital Imaging 
Arts Professional Photography Certificate Program

Exhibit on display May 31 - September 13

274 Moody Street

Waltham, MA 02453

For directions and parking:

For more photos and stories, check out the Facebook fan page set up for the exhibit:

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