We all do what we can to get through a week like last week. Boston Poet Nick Flynn was asked to write a poem on the day of the bombing and he did. He reads "Marathon" as well as another poem of his, "Cartoon Physics 1."
Cello Suite No. 5 in C Minor, performed by Yo-Yo Ma during "Healing Our City: An Interfaith Service" in Boston.
Nicholas Peart, a student at Borough of Manhattan Community College, has been stopped and searched three times by New York City Police officers. He tells Dick he feels he is a target, and that he does not feel safe around police officers.
In late April, more than 1,100 garment workers were killed when the eight-story Rana Plaza building collapsed. Labor activist Kalpona Akter has come from Bangladesh to attend the June 7 Walmart shareholders meeting in Arkansas, where she'll try to convince shareholders that Walmart must protect the safety of factory workers.
Bob Stewart, whose arcade on the Jersey Shore was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy last fall, had just re-opened his business when a massive fire tore through the board walk, burning everything he had rebuilt.