That post-9/11 quiet? It’s over.
The blasts on Boylston Street were felt across the nation, shaking and sometimes shattering a fragile hope — formed slowly in the years since 2001 — that maybe it won’t happen here…
“This reawakens a lot of our worst fears from 9/11.”
“We’ve been a calm island in a sea of trouble. We think of this as something that happens somewhere else. And now it’s happened here.”