“America the Beautiful” brought tears to more than a few eyes during tonight’s World Series game, and it wasn’t due to James Taylor’s stirring performance. Now we know what he had planned with that false start earlier: a rendition with survivors and heroes of the Boston Marathon bombing taking the field in a display of Boston Strong.
James Taylor and company doing America The Beautiful http://t.co/xsy05sf5oc
— CJ Fogler (@cjzero) October 25, 2013
Boston heroes and survivors on the field…incredible resilience, that town. #BostonStrong
— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) October 25, 2013
— Luke Russert (@LukeRussert) October 25, 2013
@LukeRussert Not a dry eye in the city.
— Tamar SB (@Tamarsb88) October 25, 2013
Boston Marathon survivors here for America the Beautiful w James Taylor. Amazing: Jeff Baumann out of wheelchair, on own new two feet.
— Michael Silverman (@MikeSilvermanBB) October 25, 2013
— Chuck Wall (@cwalljr60) October 25, 2013
Some of the survivors reportedly walked out onto the field on their own for the first time since the bombing.
— Mike Dowling (@mdowling5) October 25, 2013
— Joshua Holmes (@bayou) October 25, 2013
Boston survivors walking for the first time on our beautiful field #BostonStrong
— cup (@KupofRamen) October 25, 2013
This is truly awesome, though. #AmericaTheBeautiful
— Joey Bee (@Joey__Bee) October 25, 2013
Truly awesome indeed:
— m pappas (@soxfanmap) October 25, 2013