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In Memoriam: President Obama orders flags lowered to half-staff in honor of Boston victims

President Obama orders flags lowered to half-staff in honor of Boston victims

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April 15, 2013

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Obama called his order a 'mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence' at the Boston Marathon on Monday. The American flag at the U.S. Capitol had already been lowered to honor the bombing victims.


Originally published: April 15, 2013