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.


Heroes and Kindness in the Boston BombingDespite the tragedies of April 15th, the best came out in humanity. People helped other people in so many ways: waited with them while the ambulances came, gave them food to eat, a place to stay, blankets, blood, and sometimes just a shoulder to cry on. Boston and its people looked fear, hate, and violence…2013-04-16T20:47:16.000Z

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.

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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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