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Old April 15 2013, 09:37 PM   #31
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Re: Reports of explosions at 2013 Boston Marathon

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Some reports now of a third explosion at a public library.
God sake! Absolutely diabolical.

I mean a library?
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Old April 15 2013, 09:39 PM   #32
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Re: Reports of explosions at 2013 Boston Marathon

The JFK Library incident is unrelated (quite a distance away). Scary as all get out here.
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Old April 15 2013, 09:39 PM   #33
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I think the library explosion was controlled.
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Old April 15 2013, 09:39 PM   #34
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Re: Reports of explosions at 2013 Boston Marathon

I heard a quote from a trooper who had just finished the race and ran to help that it looked like there were 25 to 30 people with amputations. Let's hope he got that count wrong.
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Old April 15 2013, 09:41 PM   #35
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I don't think he was.^

This link has some very bad pictures, bloody pictures, I suggest looking at your own risk...

http://www.heavy.com/social/2013/04/...ngulf-twitter/
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Old April 15 2013, 09:44 PM   #36
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I don't think he did.

This link has some very bad pictures, bloody pictures, I suggest looking at your own risk...

http://www.heavy.com/social/2013/04/...ngulf-twitter/
I hate the posting of pictures of people in their worse moments; it's an invasion of their privacy
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Old April 15 2013, 09:47 PM   #37
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Re: Reports of explosions at 2013 Boston Marathon

Supposedly, they have a suspect in guarded custody at a hospital. S/he blew her/himself up?

So sad for these people. Shep Smith was terrific reporting. I do like him--the only Fox person I really like.
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Old April 15 2013, 09:47 PM   #38
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I don't think he did.

This link has some very bad pictures, bloody pictures, I suggest looking at your own risk...

http://www.heavy.com/social/2013/04/...ngulf-twitter/
I hate the posting of pictures of people in their worse moments; it's an invasion of their privacy
I agree, more so if the damn camera guy gets in the way.

But at the same time I feel that everyone has the right to know every bit of info possible, so I posted them. But the pictures are horrible, so I'm warning everyone now.
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Old April 15 2013, 09:52 PM   #39
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Re: Reports of explosions at 2013 Boston Marathon

I'm so horrified by this. I was actually v-logging when new horrible images came up on TV and I ended up just posting it as it was.

Pardon my language here, but who the fuck does these kinds of things?! I mean really, what gain do people get out of hurting others?!

My vlog http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8niRU5zmu0
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Old April 15 2013, 09:53 PM   #40
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Re: Reports of explosions at 2013 Boston Marathon

There is a new conference going on, there was a third bombing at the JKF library.
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Old April 15 2013, 09:56 PM   #41
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Yes, BFD says explosion, so not controlled. And they found nothing else yet.
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Old April 15 2013, 09:57 PM   #42
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Re: Reports of explosions at 2013 Boston Marathon

C, I'd use very strong language about the inhuman monsters that do these horrid acts. There were people at this trying to prove to themselves that they could do what they once considered impossible. And some psycho had to come out of the darkness and take it away from them.
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Old April 15 2013, 09:58 PM   #43
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@ gturner: I will say this... you are not worth me getting an infraction. I am that mad at you right now for that. This is not simply some accident. This is a terrorist attack. People are dead and injured and you're going on about times?!
Hey, it's not just my reaction, it was also the reaction of runners 30 feet from the blast. One girl looked over, saw the blast, and kept on jogging toward the finish line (as did most of them nearby) even as the runner beside her had a leg buckle from the blast debris. I'm pretty sure she also looked up at the clock, but it could've been something else.

The runners are highly focused! That's why they're runners, carrying on through wind and rain, trying to get to the finish line even knowing that half the deaths in a marathon occur during the final mile. In the Army people will keep jogging even as mortars and artillery rain down around them.

It doesn't make runners evil.
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Old April 15 2013, 10:00 PM   #44
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Re: Reports of explosions at 2013 Boston Marathon

While there is chaos downtown, it's controlled chaos. As I was walking to the train (getting the hell out of Dodge as I learned on 9/11), people were passing me with Mylar blankets and totally blank faces.

The JFK Library decision is being treated as related.

The Mayor was in the hospital with a broken leg. Probably he would have been in the midst of it at the finish line had he been well.
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Old April 15 2013, 10:01 PM   #45
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The thing at JFK might have been an unrelated fire, NBC is reporting.

If you are in the city, get the fuck home now.
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