18 April 2013 11:15 | By Sarah Hecks
The heroes of the Boston Marathon explosion

Uplifting examples of human kindness



Explosions At 117th Boston Marathon (© Boston Globe via Getty Images/Getty Images)
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  • Former New England Patriots player Joe Andruzzi carries a woman from the scene (© Boston Globe via Getty Images/Getty Images)
  • Dr Allan Panter and his wife Theresa Panter (© Boston Globe via Getty Images/Getty Images)
  • National Guard soldiers (© © Kevin Morris/Corbis)
  • Boston marathon runners (© Sipa USA/Rex Features)
  • Medical teams carry woman onto a stretcher (© ZUMA/Rex Features)
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In the midst of the carnage following the explosions on 15 April at the finishing line of the Boston Marathon, men and women rose to the occasion, helping those injured when bombs struck. Against the backdrop of a sickening attack, we saw many examples of humanity at its best, here are just a few.

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