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Boston Mayor Thomas Menino and Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick are asking the public to observe a moment of silence at 2:50pm on Monday, April 22, 2013, one week after the Boston Marathon bombing to honor its victims and their families.

Following the moment of silence bells will be rung throughout the Commonwealth.

Donations are being handled through The One Fund.  More information can be found by  writing:

One Fund Boston, Inc.
800 Boylston Street #990009
Boston, MA 02199

The One Fund can also be e-mailed at: info@onefundboston.org.