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By Andrew P. Napolitano
Obama's veil of secrecy is pierced
Topic - Krystle Campbell
The Massachusetts city of Medford is set to become the site of a $1 million peace garden honoring Boston Marathon bombing victim Krystle Campbell and others killed and wounded when two explosions went off near the finish line.
The announcement by federal prosecutors that they will seek the death penalty against the man accused in the Boston Marathon bombing came as no surprise to people who lost limbs or suffered other injuries in last year's attack.
A suburban community college near Boston has set up a scholarship program in memory of a victim of the April 15 marathon bombings.
Federal prosecutors charged suspected bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday with conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction in the deadly attack on the Boston Marathon, as the Obama administration opted for a civilian court with a possible death sentence over dubbing him an "enemy combatant" for investigative reasons.
The third victim in the Boston Marathon bombing was a Chinese graduate student at Boston University.
The Neighborhood House Charter School has to bring in counselors for children who will never again see their 8-year-old classmate Martin Richard. The mother of Krystle Campbell, a 29-year-old restaurant manager, said it "doesn't make any sense" that she is gone. And 27-year-old Jeff Bauman Jr. — the man in a widely distributed photo — had to have both lower limbs removed at Boston Medical Center because of extensive vascular and bone damage.
"Running gives me freedom, and for a moment our freedom was restrained," she said this week. "That's what I believe is the reason we run together."
"Running would probably be the dumbest thing I ever do. But it's going to be really hard not to," she said. "It's an honor either way, to be part of this, to be able to contribute. If I can't run it, I am beyond happy, honored to help other people reach their goals."