Sunday, May 17, 2015

Boston Citizens Troubled By Death Penalty Finding In Boston Bomber Case

In the NY Times article “Death Sentence for Boston Bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Unsettles City He Tore Apart”, people share confused sentiments in response to the death penalty finding.  “But since a federal jury on Friday sentenced the convicted bomber to death, the finish line suddenly seems to be a place of ambivalence. Fresh flowers are accumulating. A sense of sorrow lingers in the air. Sightseers who come to snap a photo feel a little self-conscious. Residents train their gaze on the line, and the conversations turn to death — and disappointment.  ‘I was shocked,’ said Scott Larson, 47, a records manager who works near the finish line. ‘The death penalty — for Boston.’”  To read the full article, click here:

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