“No more hurting people. Peace” ~ Martin Richard

Is there a more profound message of peace than this, from a young child?

The picture is of Martin Richard, the 8-year-old boy killed in the Boston bombings.


Other members of Martin Richard’s family were injured badly.

To those murdered: rest in peace.

I send my deepest condolences to the victims’ families and friends, and wishes for recovery to all of the injured.



About Andrew Shattuck McBride

I am a writer, editor, writing coach, and consultant. I work in a variety of genres, including poetry, short stories, and creative non-fiction. I also have a couple of novels simmering on back burners. THANK YOU to Nan Macy of Village Books for taking this photo (June 2011).
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2 Responses to “No more hurting people. Peace” ~ Martin Richard

  1. This photo wrecks me even harder than Monday’s images of panic and blood. Such a sweet child, and such an important message, lost.

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