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Mourners pause for moment of silence one week after Boston attack

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A moment of silence in honor of the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing is observed on Boylston Street near the race finish line, exactly one week after the tragedy, on April 22, in Boston, Mass.

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A woman wipes a tear at a memorial for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing on Boylston Street near the race finish line, on April 22, in Boston, Mass. At 2:50 p.m., exactly one week after the bombings, many bowed their heads and cried at the makeshift memorial on Boylston Street, three blocks from the site of the explosions, where bouquets of flowers, handwritten messages, and used running shoes were piled on the sidewalk.

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People in office buildings watch a moment of silence near the finish line of the Boston Marathon bombings on the one week anniversary of the bombings on April 22, in Medford, Mass.

By Matthew DeLuca, Staff Writer, NBC News

Boston observed a moment of silence at 2:50 p.m. Monday – exactly one week after an annual springtime rite in the city was shattered by a pair of explosions that killed three people and injured more than 200, including some who lost legs.

From the race’s finish line on Boylston Street to the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, mourners inside and out of Boston took a moment to remember those they lost. Continue reading.

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Officials line Boylston Street near the site of the explosions as they observe a moment of silence for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings in Boston, Mass., on April 22.

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Traders on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange join the moment of silence in honor of the Boston Marathon victims, on April 22.

Robert F. Bukaty / AP

Lt. Mike Murphy of the Newton, Mass., fire dept., carries an American flag down the middle of Boylston Street after observing a moment of silence in honor of the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings, on April 22, in Boston, Mass.

Dominick Reuter / Reuters

Cheers filled the streets after a Boston Marathon bombing suspect was captured alive but wounded Friday night — following a daylong manhunt that shut down the city.

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