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From the city and beyond.

After a chaotic week, the Boston Marathon media focus has shifted from the victims to the perpetrators (and, inevitably, to who knew what, when). But the city is still very much in mourning. Many of those injured in the bombing have been released;  Below, scenes of memorials honoring the dead and injured from the city and beyond, courtesy of Reuters.

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden's wife Jill Biden places a pair of sneakers over a railing as she visits the memorial for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings on Boylston Street in Boston. (Jessica Rinaldi/Reuters)
Flowers lay on the sidewalk at the site of the first explosion as people walk along Boylston Street after the street reopened to the public for the first time since the Boston Marathon bombings in Boston, Massachusetts. (Jessica Rinaldi/Reuters)



Two-year-old Wesley Brillant of Natick, Massachusetts kneels in front of a memorial to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings near the scene of the blasts on Boylston Street in Boston, Massachusetts. (Jim Bourg/Reuters)
An American flag and a pair of shoes are left at the gates outside the U.S. Embassy, following a walk from Parliament Hill in memory of the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings, in Ottawa. (Chris Wattie/Reuters)

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