[Me finding this ondemand]: “Oh this looks pretty good”

[Me 30 minutes into it]:”I’m a worthless person and I suck.”

Holy shit. I thought it was going to be about the police and finding the terrorists..but oh boy was I wrong… Yeah it addressed that stuff but the real purpose of this documentary was to show how the lives of 3 families dramatically changed and the struggle to get back to something that resembled normalcy. I will confidently say this is a must-watch for any Bostonian because it hits home so hard. The husband and wife who both lost their legs was horrible, but the husband being able to run the marathon 3 years later while the wife still struggled to stand was the definition of heartbreaking. I mean look at this engagement photo taken before the attack:20120720_0064.jpg

Those were some great legs. She was a happy, athletic person and some cowards decided to ruin that because of some “war” that had nothing to do with this young couple.

I don’t like to get all moody on the blog but this one really got me. If I’m going to be sad then dammit I’m going to make everyone else sad for a couple minutes. It’s only fair because we’re in this together….but I’ll lighten the mood by pointing out the ludicrous setting the Boston Globe writers chose to do their interviews…

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Depressed, old, dark, cramped, shoved in the back and forgotten about. Try and find a more fitting image of today’s newspaper industry…. you can’t. Just a bunch of obsolete hobbits slamming their desks wondering why the internet ruined their lives.