BMC Holds Ceremony To Remember Bombing Victims

CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) — Boston Medical Center paused Monday to reflect on the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings and those who were injured.

BMC was one of the nerve-centers of last year’s medical response.

A flag reading “Boston Medical Center Strong” was raised and banners from across the nation were on display. The 200 canvas banners were sent to Boston with well-wishes, prayers and pictures painted on them.

Bombing survivor John Odom, of Southern California, is back in Boston for Tuesday’s ceremony.

“When I left here on May 23, last year, the future was still uncertain,” Odom said. “I stand here today to thank you personally for saving my life and for all the miracles you performed last April, today and everyday for the people who come through those doors.”

Odom said it’s inspiring to be back at Boston Medical a year later.

The canvases will be moved to Copley…

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