We are Boston

Don’t know how I feel about the profanity, but a powerful public message

4th Down and Forever

“This is our F***ing City.”b_strong_white

These were the words of ‘Big Papi’ David Ortiz before the Boston Red Sox played their game this last Saturday, the first sporting event in Boston after an emotional day which saw much of the Boston area on lockdown and afraid.

This was not about the 35,152 in attendance at Fenway Park that afternoon.

This was not even about the over 600,000 brave citizens of Boston.

This was for every single man women and children in this great country of ours.

There are times when we are One Nation; sometimes however we are one singular city. This was one of those times.

Watching the opening ceremonies of Saturday’s game between the Red Sox and the Kansas City Royals I felt tears in my eyes. ‘Man Tears’ but tears nonetheless. Looking out on that field with our sports heroes standing in awe of the real heroes in our…

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