I was hoping I'd be able to write something like this much sooner than later.
Watertown is a safer town today because of the public's willingness to listen to and assist the local cops.
|Photo Courtesy: Matt Rourke/AP|
Boston is a STRONGER, safer city today - thanks to the efforts of the Boston Police and Fire Departments.
|Courtesy: Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe|
Massachusetts is a safer state today because of the efforts of multiple law enforcement agencies working together.
And while we never know what will happen tomorrow, for at least today, the United States of America is safer because the public knows that when something bad happens, the Good Guys can win - and today they did - with just a little help from their friends.
|Courtesy: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters|
In the midst of the good feelings I have this morning comes the need to remember - and never forget - the victims.
My sincere thoughts and prayers go to each of the injured, and this post is dedicated to the memory of the four people whose lives were lost as a direct result of the Boston Marathon bombings:
|MARTIN RICHARD, age 8|
|KRYSTLE CAMPBELL, 29|
|LINGZI LU, 23, of Shenyang, China|
MIT Police Officer, SEAN COLLIER, 26
And, those who attack her need only to remember the wrath - and the long memory - of a woman scorned...