Originally published on Thu April 18, 2013 9:26 pm
ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:
Organizers gave that service in Boston a title: Healing Our City. Thousands of people took part both inside the cathedral and outside.
NPR's Jeff Brady spoke with Bostonians about this moment of collective remembrance.
JEFF BRADY, BYLINE: A theme emerged during the service, expressed here by Rev. Nancy Taylor.
THE REV. NANCY TAYLOR: We are shaken, but we are not forsaken. Another's hate will not make of us haters.
President Obama attended an interfaith service in Boston honoring the victims and survivors of the marathon bombing.
Earlier today, President Obama led the city of Boston at an interfaith service at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston.
It was an emotional tribute in which the President Obama vowed that Boston would finish the race.
The service was punctuated by a performance from Yo-Yo Ma, who chose the sarabande Bach's Cello Suite No. 5 in C Minor. It was haunting and beautiful, a piece that Ma also played following Sept. 11.
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From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm Melissa Block.
And I'm Robert Siegel.
We begin this hour with a major break in the investigation into Monday's bombings at the Boston Marathon.
Today, we welcome singer-songwriter, Grammy-nominated producer and record-company owner Rachel Faro, who visits World Cafe to discuss the Portuguese tradition of Fado.
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