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April 15, 2014 marked the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing, the deadliest terrorist attack in the United States since 9/11. As part of its extensive anniversary coverage,The Boston Globe invited survivors, first responders, doctors, and even Boston Red Sox players to take a photo at the very spot where the bombings took place. One Year, One City features an interactive high-resolution photo that allows users to zoom and mouseover each of the 100-plus participants to isolate and discover more about how each were affected by the tragedy. The piece also includes a making-of video, behind the scenes photos, and the video documentary, Five Runners, profiling five marathoners from last year and their return to the now famous finish line where the bombings took place.

Last year’s coverage of the bombings was as thorough as it was celebrated. Just one day before the anniversary, The Boston Globe was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in the breaking news category for it’s “exhaustive and empathetic coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings and the ensuing manhunt that enveloped the city.” Several staffers were finalists, including the photographer who captured the iconic images at the finish line at the moment of the tragedy and graphics reporters who developed interactive graphics and multimedia presentations on deadline in the aftermath of the bombings.

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