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Lessons: Boston and the Human Spirit
Apr 19, 2013 | News Archive
Lessons: Boston and the Human Spirit

Binta Niambi Brown shares excerpts from her correspondence to friends this week that reveal reasons to rejoice in humanity's endurance.The following blog by Binita Niambi Brown is an amalgam of several emails sent to friends in response to the horrors in Boston this week.

I am absolutely relieved to hear you are okay, and that so far our new friends at Harvard are safe. I spent yesterday lecturing at Dartmouth College and Tuck School of Business, where notwithstanding Dartmouth's proximity to Boston, there seemed initially to be very little knowledge regarding what had passed.

Myself, I learned just prior to walking into my large lecture, and finally, even after having lived through the '93 bombings of the World Trade Center and of course 9/11 -- found myself not knowing what to say.


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