He grew up outside Boston in rural New England, adopted by white parents, and was one of the only brown-skinned kids in the area.
But none had the resonance or nationally traumatic quality of the Boston Marathon attack.
And above all, I made clear to them that all Americans stand with the people of Boston.
Wahlberg grew up the youngest of nine children in a broken home in the rough Dorchester section of Boston.
Paul Kix is a senior editor at Boston magazine and a contributing writer at ESPN: the Magazine.
It was a tribute of respect to one who had been so long the pride of607 Boston.
"I got the gun, and the Maxim-silencer thing, off a fence in Boston," he explained.
He was formerly connected with a musical organization in Boston.
Similar disasters have always been epochs in the chronology of Boston.
Mrs. Anne Hutchinson arrived in Boston from England in the autumn of 1634.
U.S. city, 1630, named for town in Lincolnshire, a region from which many settlers came to New England. The name is said to be literally "Botolph's Stone," probably from the name of some Anglo-Saxon landowner (Old English Botwulf). Boston Massacre was March 5, 1770; three civilians killed, two mortally wounded. Card game Boston (1800) is based on the siege of Boston during the American Revolution.
plural, originally (1614) a name for the Algonquian native people who lived around the bay, from Algonquian Massachusett "at the large hill," in reference to Great Blue Hill, southwest of Boston.
Capital of Massachusetts and largest city in the state.
Note: Site of the Boston Massacre and the Boston Tea Party.
Note: Boston is often called “the Hub” for “Hub of the Universe,” or “Beantown” after Boston baked beans.
State in the northeastern United States; one of the New England states. Bordered by Vermont and New Hampshire to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Rhode Island and Connecticut to the south, and New York to the west. Its capital and largest city is Boston.
Note: One of the thirteen colonies, playing a key role in resisting the British before and during the Revolutionary War.
Note: The settlement of Massachusetts began in 1620, when the first Pilgrims arrived from England in the Mayflower near Plymouth Rock.