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On Tuesday evening -- the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings -- Boston police evacuated Boylston Street near the marathon's usual finish line and took an unidentified man into custody after two suspicious backpacks were left lying on the street.
Family members of the victims of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings are joined Tuesday by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh as they walk to the finish line for a wreath-laying ceremony at the site of the first bomb blast in Boston. (BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS)
BOSTON - Boston began its memorials of last year's marathon bombing attack, which killed three people and injured 264, on a quiet note Tuesday, with Mayor Martin Walsh and Cardinal Sean O'Malley visiting wreaths left at the spots where the two bombs went off.
The second explosion was captured on film at the finish line of the Boston Marathon this afternoon. (Dan Lampariello)
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