Kindness in Boston After Tragedy: 16 Touching Pictures of People Helping

While the events of April 15th, 2013 were tragic and upsetting, the upside of this tragedy is that instead of making people afraid, closed-off, or selfish, it led so many to sympathetic kindness and love for their fellow human beings. Here’s 16 pictures that prove that today’s tragedy ultimately proves that people as a whole are good not evil.

To heros, danger means nothing when people are at stake.

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A Feel-Good Drawing

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The people of Boston reacted promptly.

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Google helps people find their loved ones.

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Strangers helping strangers.

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A couple finds each other after the mayhem.

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Running toward danger.

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Keep on running.

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Sharing warmth is what we have always done as human beings.

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The little things mean so much after tragedy.

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A redditor offers his sky miles to anyone who needs them.

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A huge list of people offering up their residences for anyone who needs a place to stay.


The Red Cross has plenty of blood after donation rates soared.

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Obama gets the news.

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Patton Oswalt on the nature of most people, “the vast majority.”

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United we stand.

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