A small bit of uplifting testimony, from an article in the Boston Herald quoting a victim of Monday's bombing:
“Raw humanity at the core has the ability to be kind and helpful if we would just let it” [...]
Erickson was lucky to have not one, but two guardian angels on her side. A woman at the Mandarin Hotel comforted Erickson until medics were able to get her to treatment. That woman later texted a touching message.
“Helping me, helped her, and it was just amazing,” said Erickson. “That happened all over and it’s very humbling. It’s very humbling, and I hope we all can learn from this.”