Hundreds gathered on the Boston Common for a candlelight vigil tonight. They sang songs and lit candles in front of banners reading "Peace here and everywhere" and "Boston, you're our home."
Melanie Stetson Freeman/The Christian Science Monitor
Hundreds of people gathered for a vigil on the Boston Common. They sang songs and lit candles one day after the bombing attack on the city's marathon that killed three people and injured more than 170.
Several hundred people turned out Tuesday evening with banners declaring "Peace here and everywhere" and "Boston, you're our home."
Participants sang songs including "Amazing Grace" and "The Star-Spangled Banner."
The blasts killed 8-year-old Martin Richard of Boston, 29-year-old Krystle Campbell of Massachusetts, and a third victim, identified only as a graduate student at Boston University. On Tuesday, an official at the Chinese Consulate in New York, who was not authorized to give his name, confirmed that student was a f