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Serena Eley of Los Alamos, New Mexico, approaches the finish line of the 2015 Boston Marathon.
James Dixon of San Jose, CA, waves as he nears the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
Lisa Howley celebrates with her medal and a bottle of water after finishing the Boston Marathon.
Former Army Ranger Lucas Carr, right, and Stonehill College student Matt Brown, who has been a quadriplegic since he was 15, celebrate as they near the end of the race. The two have run multiple marathons together for charity since 2012.
Carl Tourigny of Victoriaville, Canada gets a fist bump from a volunteer after passing the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
A Boston policeman looks on as runners approach the end of the race. Security was high at the race, with all bags subject to search and many policemen on standby.
Two years after two bombings left the Boston Marathon’s finish line in chaos in 2013, more than a dozen Harvard students, faculty, and affiliates took to the 26.2 mile Marathon course on Monday.
Wednesday was the two-year anniversary of the beginning of the Boston Marathon bombings. In this file photo, a woman writes on the "Boston Strong" wall placed in the Science Center Plaza in April 2013. The wall was intended to provide a space for Harvard affiliates to write notes to those affected by the Marathon Bombings, and to give thanks.
Samuel G. Greenberg ’14 and Sarah A. Rosenkrantz ’14, speak at the Y2Y youth homeless shelter launch event outside First Parish in Cambridge Monday. The shelter is set to open this November.
Workers at the Soldiers Field Road DoubleTree Hotel, a Hilton Hotels enterprise housed in a building owned by Harvard, have organized with the UNITE HERE! Local 26 union, according to workers and union representatives.
Harvard Associate Vice President for Public Affairs and Communications Kevin Casey speaks during the first meeting of the Harvard-Allston Task Force in over 100 days.
Representatives from the Boston Redevelopment Authority, left, including Gerald Autler address members of the Harvard-Allston Task Force during its first meeting in over 100 days to discuss the North Allston/North Brighton Housing Stabilization Program, ongoing construction and demolitions at the SEAS complex and Charlesview apartments, and the renewal of Everett Street.