We are not less safe than we were yesterday, but it's been shown, again, that there are thousands and thousands of us ready and willing to help and to care for one another when we're needed.
Remember that and always be grateful for your friends and family and you won't give whoever has terrorized Boston today what they're looking for.
Update: Stories of kindness after the bombing from The Atlantic.
Reports of Marathon Runners that crossed finish line and continued to run to Mass General Hospital to give blood to victims #PrayforBoston
— NBC Sports Network (@NBCSN) April 15, 2013