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Photos: One Year Anniversary Of The Boston Marathon Bombings

People photograph a banner reading "Boston Strong" at Rowes Wharf, April 15, 2014, in Boston. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)closemore
People photograph a banner reading "Boston Strong" at Rowes Wharf, April 15, 2014, in Boston. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)

A year after the Boston Marathon bombings, wreaths were placed at the sites where the two bombs exploded, and Bostonians gathered to remember the dead and injured in a tribute ceremony at the Hynes Convention Center. See full coverage of today's events.

Survivors, officials, first responders and guests paused as a flag was raised at the Boston Marathon finish line during a tribute in honor of the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings. (Charles Krupa/AP)
Survivors, officials, first responders and guests paused as a flag was raised at the Boston Marathon finish line during a tribute in honor of the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings. (Charles Krupa/AP)
The crowd on Boylston Street paused for a moment of silence at 2:49 p.m., the moment when the first bomb went off. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
The crowd on Boylston Street paused for a moment of silence at 2:49 p.m., the moment when the first bomb went off. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
The family of Martin Richard, the 8-year-old killed in the bombing, stood among officials during the tribute and moment of silence at the finish line. (Charles Krupa/AP)
The family of Martin Richard, the 8-year-old killed in the bombing, stood among officials during the tribute and moment of silence at the finish line. (Charles Krupa/AP)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Olivia Savarino, center, hugged Christelle Pierre-Louis, left, as Callie Benjamin, right, looked on during ceremonies on Boylston Street. Savarino and Benjamin were working at the Forum restaurant when the bombs went off. (Steven Senne/AP)
Olivia Savarino, center, hugged Christelle Pierre-Louis, left, as Callie Benjamin, right, looked on during ceremonies on Boylston Street. Savarino and Benjamin were working at the Forum restaurant when the bombs went off. (Steven Senne/AP)
Shane O'Hara, holding umbrella, manager of Marathon Sports, made his way to the finish line ceremony. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Shane O'Hara, holding umbrella, manager of Marathon Sports, made his way to the finish line ceremony. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Those who attended the ceremony inside the Hynes Convention Center walked toward the Boston Marathon finish line to observe a moment of silence. (Elise Amendola/AP)
Those who attended the ceremony inside the Hynes Convention Center walked toward the Boston Marathon finish line to observe a moment of silence. (Elise Amendola/AP)
At the tribute ceremony inside the convention center, Vice President Joe Biden told an audience of survivors and first responders "you have become the face of America’s resolve for the whole world to see." (The Tribute Committee)
At the tribute ceremony inside the convention center, Vice President Joe Biden told an audience of survivors and first responders "you have become the face of America’s resolve for the whole world to see." (The Tribute Committee)
Patrick Downes, who lost a leg in the bombing, was one of three survivors to speak during the ceremony. “We hope you feel all the emotion we feel when we say thank you,” he said. (The Tribute Committee)
Patrick Downes, who lost a leg in the bombing, was one of three survivors to speak during the ceremony. “We hope you feel all the emotion we feel when we say thank you,” he said. (The Tribute Committee)
Renese King sang as Keith Lockhart conducted the Boston Pops, one of many musical performances during the ceremony. (The Tribute Committee)
Renese King sang as Keith Lockhart conducted the Boston Pops, one of many musical performances during the ceremony. (The Tribute Committee)
The Boston Pops played at the beginning of the ceremony. (The Tribute Committee)
The Boston Pops played at the beginning of the ceremony. (The Tribute Committee)
Security was tight along Boylston Street before the ceremony. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Security was tight along Boylston Street before the ceremony. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Many stopped by the finish line to pay their respects. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Many stopped by the finish line to pay their respects. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Wreaths were placed at the site of each blast. Here, police honor guards stand with the wreath placed outside Forum, the site where the second bomb exploded. (Joe Spurr/WBUR)
Wreaths were placed at the site of each blast. Here, police honor guards stand with the wreath placed outside Forum, the site where the second bomb exploded. (Joe Spurr/WBUR)
A police honor guard stands by a wreath near Marathon Sports, the site where the first bomb exploded. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A police honor guard stands by a wreath near Marathon Sports, the site where the first bomb exploded. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Police on bikes patrolled the area of the finish line Tuesday. (Elise Amendola/AP)
Police on bikes patrolled the area of the finish line Tuesday. (Elise Amendola/AP)
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