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Top USA women's finisher, Sheri Piers, crosses the finish line of the 2012 Boston Marathon. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

The April 15 bombings at the Boston Marathon are probably the worst act of terrorism on American soil since the 9/11 attacks some 12 years ago. The attack has all the hallmarks of what a terror event is supposed to do: strike innocent people in a highly visible fashion and in a way that makes the event reverberate around the world.

And strike, the bomber or bombers did. Two bombs detonated near the finish line within moments of each other; at the time of this writing, the toll is three dead (one of whom was an eight-year-old boy) and more than 100 injured. Many of the injured lost their legs in the blasts.

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