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    Boston Strong: Showing support at the Boston Marathon

    The 118th Boston Marathon was filled with pride, love and solidarity; here are some of those moments during the race.

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    The 2013 Boston Marathon bombings shook the nation, but the outcry of love and support for the city and its runners has been stronger than ever before. People from all over rallied to cheer on the participants at the 118th Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014. Through banners, flags, and face paint, the feeling of "Boston Strong" was unmistakable.

    A runner with a temporary Boston Marathon tattoo gets ready to run.

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    A father and son wave a "Boston Strong" flag as they look on from the starting line of the Boston Marathon.

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    Runners place their hands over their hearts in solidarity as the National Anthem plays at the beginning of the Marathon.

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    High five -

    A runner and a bystander give each other a high five during the race.

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    Andrea Prusinski, left, hugs friend and runner Karen Schroeder before boarding the bus to the starting line of the 118th Boston Marathon.

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    Runners gather with pride and anticipation as they wait for the start gun in Hopkinton, Mass.

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    Runner Renee Chouinard of Stouffville, Canada, has the word "Boston" written on her arm while she waits for the start of the race.

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    Sendoff -

    Susana Cor, of Equador cheers with her family as buses leave Boston for the starting line of the race.

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    A runner in the 118th Boston Marathon shakes the hand of a spectator holding American flags as runners' busses arrive in Hopkinton.

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    A peace symbol bearing the words of 2013 Boston Marathon bombing victim Martin Richard, "No more hurting people. Peace," is affixed to a pole near the finish line of the 118th Boston Marathon.

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    Mike Poitras, of Dracut, Mass., wears the slogan "Boston Strong" on his head near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

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    Fans cheer near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

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    Juli Windsor gets high-fives and cheers of support from students lining Wellesley College.

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    A young fan waves the American flag near the finish line of the Marathon.

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    Kevin Brown of Brockton, Mass. gets an early seat near the finish line to watch the running of the 118th Boston Marathon. Brown created the memorials to the 2013 bombing victims sitting near the the line, center rear.

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    Stronger than ever -

    Before the start of the race, Marla Fogelman, right, hangs a banner on the second floor over Marathon Sports store, the site of the first bomb blast in 2013.

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    Rob Ordman, of Calgary Alberta, wears the slogan "Boston Strong" on his head as he waits to cheer on his wife Beth near the finish line.

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    Runners pass by banners of love and support as they make their way to load onto buses in the early hours of the morning on April 21.

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    Jeff Bauman and Carlos Arredondo give a celebratory fist bump at the finish line viewing area during the 118th Boston Marathon. Arredondo helped save Bauman's life after the first of the two bombs exploded at the finish line at last year's marathon on April 15, 2013.

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