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    Writing Our Way Through The Terror

    As we Boston-area residents have been recovering from the Boston Marathon bombings, the lockdown, and from our media hangovers, out gushed the words, like a fresh wound. Not spoken words, which can evaporate as soon as they are voiced. But stories, written down. This urge to participate and to tell one’s individual story humanizes pain and makes big, sweeping events human-scaled. We cope with trauma by injecting ourselves into the wider story. Sure, we’ve all experienced the flurry of hastily dashed-off texts, sent to loved ones to check in, to say, “We are safe.” But even before the dust settled on Boylston Street, I’d noticed a burst of blog posts, Facebook posts, and other personal accounts popping up on the Internet. Those longer stories that cannot be contained in a mere tweet. All these written words prove our need to find our place within the events. To be part of the story, to insert our own heart and mind into this larger narrative.

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