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John Heartfield : Whoever Reads Bourgeois Newspapers Becomes Blind and Deaf: Away with These Stultifying Bandages! (1930)

Searched the New York Times, Washington Post and the Chicago Tribune for stories, etc., on Benghazi and the results are below. If the mainstream, scratch that, if the truth seeking media (other than Fox News, YES, I uttered the F-word) pursued the Obama administration over Benghazi like the Nixon administration over Watergate we would probably have answers about the murders of these four brave Americans. Instead we’ve received more excuses than the wives of conventioneers returning from their annual meeting in the big city.

Several elements should drive this important story; most importantly four Americans were murdered by Islamist terrorists on the anniversary of September 11th.  Isn’t that motivation enough for the fourth estate? 

No one was murdered due to Watergate but four Americans were murdered in Libya due to our government’s failure to protect them. And now the majority of the press, by choosing to omit coverage of Benghazi, has colluded with the administration in this deadly scandal. Shame and mea maxima culpas are not enough for the media.

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Get on/off the stick and do YOUR JOB!!! If you want any journalistic pointers on integrity and professionalism check with Bret Baier, Catherine Herring, Jennifer Griffin, James Rosen, and all the other amazing journalists at Fox News.  Yes, I said the F-word again.

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A search in the New York Times on 6 May 2013 for “Benghazi whistleblowers” resulted in only two results – one from 2011 and one from 2012.

Frederick Humphries, F.B.I. Agent in Petraeus Case

closed doors on Friday about the attack on the American Mission in Benghazi, Libya. …“No one tries to become a whistle-blower,” he said.

November 14, 2012 – By MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT, SCOTT SHANE and ALAIN DELAQUÉRIÈRE – U.S. – Article – Print Headline: “F.B.I. Agent in Petraeus Case Is Called a Relentless Veteran”

 Clip: ‘The Whistleblower’ – Video

Watch Clip: ‘The Whistleblower‘ video online. News and opinion video from The NYTimes including breaking news, investigative reporting, …

June 28, 2011 – Video – Multimedia

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A search for “Benghazi victims whistleblowers” yielded ZERO results.

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A search for “Benghazi whistleblower lawyers” yielded the 2012 result cited above:

Frederick Humphries, F.B.I. Agent in Petraeus Case

closed doors on Friday about the attack on the American Mission in Benghazi, Libya. …“No one tries to become a whistle-blower,” he said.

November 14, 2012 – By MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT, SCOTT SHANE and ALAIN DELAQUÉRIÈRE – U.S. – Article – Print Headline: “F.B.I. Agent in Petraeus Case Is Called a Relentless Veteran”

 http://query.nytimes.com/search/sitesearch/#/benghazi%2520whistleblower%2520lawyers/since1851/allresults/1/allauthors/newest/

A search for “Bengahzi” yielded these top ten results – none listing the upcoming Congressional hearing scheduled for May 8th.

1.      Libyans Pass Law Excluding Qaddafi-Era Officials

12 hours ago BENGHAZI, Libya — Young Libyans call their government “rule of the mooq- mooq,” a nonsensical neologism used to mock the armed militias …

May 5, 2013 – By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK – World / Africa – Article – Print Headline: “New Law In Libya Bans Some From Office”

2.      Book Looks Behind the Scenes at Fox

12 hours ago “Roger Ailes covered the Benghazi story as if it were Watergate just before Nixon’s resignation, with almost wall-to-wall coverage,” Mr. Alter …

May 5, 2013 – By BRIAN STELTER – Business Day / Media & Advertising – Article – Print Headline: “Behind the Scenes at Fox”

3.      What’s on Sunday

Jason Chaffetz, Republican of Utah, and Stephen F. Lynch, Democrat of Massachusetts, debate the latest in the Benghazi investigation.

May 5, 2013 – By KATHRYN SHATTUCK – Arts / Television – Article – Print Headline: “What’s On Sunday”

4.      Sunday Breakfast Menu, May 5

questioning in the September attacks on a United States diplomatic mission and C.I.A. outpost in Benghazi, Libya, two members of the House …

May 04, 2013 – By EMMARIE HUETTEMAN – Politics

5.      ‘Beyond War,’ by David Rohde

Holbrooke’s final stint in government, on the Obama administration’s enthusiasm for drones, on the killing of American diplomats in Benghazi.

May 3, 2013 – By PETER BEINART – Books / Sunday Book Review – Article – Print Headline: “Send In the Contractors”

6.      Libya – 3 Sought for Questioning in Benghazi Attack

4 days ago The F.B.I. on Wednesday released photos of three men wanted in connection with the attacks on an American diplomatic mission and C.I.A. …

May 1, 2013 – By MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT – World / Africa – Article – Print Headline: “Libya: 3 Sought for Questioning in Benghazi Attack”

7.      Nigerian Village’s Destruction Is Shown in Photos

4 days ago Show My Recommendations. More in Africa (2 of 37 articles). World Briefing | Middle East: Libya: 3 Sought for Questioning in Benghazi Attack …

May 1, 2013 – By ADAM NOSSITER – World / Africa – Article – Print Headline: “Photos Show Vast Destruction of Nigerian Homes in Raid, Group Says”

8.      Transcript of Obama’s News Conference

5 days ago Syria (related article) | Benghazi | Boston Marathon Bombing (related article) | Domestic Agenda | Guantánamo Bay (related article) | Health …

April 30, 2013 – The New York Times – U.S. / Politics – Article – Print Headline: “Transcript of Obama’s News Conference”

9.      Obama Backs F.B.I.’s Handling of Boston Bombing Suspect …

5 days ago “What I’ve been very clear about from the start is that our job with respect to Benghazi has been to find out exactly what happened,” he said.

April 30, 2013 – By PETER BAKER and MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT – U.S. / Politics – Article – Print Headline: “Obama Backs F.B.I.’s Handling of Boston Bombing Suspect”

10.  Armed Men Surround Foreign Ministry in Libya

since the killing of the American ambassador, J. Christopher Stevens, in an attack on the United States mission in Benghazi last September.

April 28, 2013 – By REUTERS – World / Africa – Article – Print Headline: “Armed Men Surround Ministry In Tripoli”

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The Washington Post fared slightly better than the NY Times. Here are the top ten results:

  1. Ups and downs

Which are gaining ground and which aren’t?

Jennifer Rubin,  The Washington Post   8:46 AM ET

  1. Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

Jennifer Rubin,  The Washington Post   7:47 AM ET

  1. Politics Why a Mark Sanford victory would be good news for Democrats

THE FIX | Could losing actually mean winning for Democrats? Strange as it sounds, the answer is yes.

Chris Cillizza and Sean Sullivan,  The Washington Post   6:32 AM ET

  1. U.S. official: Benghazi assault appeared to be ‘terrorist attack from the get-go’

Gregory Hicks is one of the witnesses called to testify this week before the House Oversight Committee.

Sean Sullivan and Anne Gearan,  The Washington Post   MAY 5

  1. Sunday wrap

Who said what about whom?

Jennifer Rubin,  The Washington Post   MAY 5

  1. Sunday show roundup: Syria in the spotlight

“Unfortunately, the red line that the president of the United States [has] was apparently written in disappearing ink,” said Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.).

Sean Sullivan,  The Washington Post   MAY 5

  1. Rep. Rogers: U.S. has to choose ‘best worst’ option in Syria

Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., says the U.S. must choose the best of the non-ideal options in the Syria crisis.

CBS News   MAY 5

  1. Rep. Issa on new Benghazi attack details

House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., discusses new details about the Sept. 11, 2012 attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi.

CBS News   MAY 5

  1. Gregory Hicks: I thought Benghazi assault ‘was a terrorist attack from the get-go’

Ahead of his testimony on Capitol Hill, new excerpts shed more light on Hicks’s thinking about the U.S. response to the attacks in Benghazi.

Sean Sullivan,  The Washington Post   MAY 5

  1. Benghazi complications

The Benghazi scandal widens as more facts come to light.

Jennifer Rubin,  The Washington Post   MAY 5

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The Chicago Tribune fared even better than the Post.

Benghazi should trigger thoughts of tragedy, not partisanship

3 days ago Mention the word “Benghazi” to Republicans, and chances are, they’ll become eager, animated, even predatory, seeking weakness in

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 FBI releases photos of three men from Benghazi attack site

3 days ago WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The FBI on Thursday released the photographs of three men it said were at the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi,

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 People protest at “Freedom Square” near the courthouse in

1 day ago People protest at “Freedom Square” near the courthouse in Benghazi, to demand the government remove all former officers from Muammar

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 Benghazi should trigger thoughts of tragedy, not partisanship – Page

3 days ago Kass: The word Benghazi alone shouldn’t conjure thoughts of politics and gamesmanship, but of the lives of four Americans who died

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 Bomb damages police station in Libya’s Benghazi, no injuries

Apr 27, 2013 BENGHAZI (Reuters) – A bomb exploded outside a police station in the restive eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Saturday causing extensive

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 Kerry pledges to answer Benghazi questions, laments ‘misinformation’

5 days ago WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday pledged full cooperation with lawmakers’ queries into last year’s assault

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 The Clinic: Staying out of the ER — latimes.com – Los Angeles Times

26 minutes ago FBI searching for three suspects in Benghazi attack · Nawaz Sharif confident of Pakistan landslide · First American to summit Everest celebrates

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 House Republicans cite cable calling for reduced security in Benghazi

Apr 23, 2013 WASHINGTON — A cable signed by then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton proposed scaling back security personnel in the Libyan city

www.latimes.com/…/la-fg-wn-clinton-libya-attacks-20130423,0,4395523.

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“If you blow a whistle against a Bush or Reagan, you become a national hero on TV.  If you blow it against Obama, you get into a cone of silence except here and in other extremely select media outlets.”

Charles Krauthammer on “Special Report with Bret Baier.”

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April 30, 2013

EXCLUSIVE: Special Ops Benghazi Whistleblower Claims Obama Could Have Intervened

BAIER:  The administration has insisted from the beginning there was no help available for the Americans under assault in Libya.  None that could arrive in time to change the outcome in Benghazi.  Tonight is the first of three exclusive reports charging that claim is just not true.  Because the special operator in this piece is fearful of reprisal, we have agreed to conceal his identity. 

Correspondent Adam Housley has the story.

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                (BEGIN VIDEOTAPE)

                HILLARY CLINTON, FORMER SECRETARY OF STATE:  Many Americans are asking indeed, I asked myself.  How could this happen?

                ADAM HOUSLEY, FOX NEWS CORRESPONDENT (voice-over):  In a seven months since the Benghazi attacks on 9/11, information from the administration has been incomplete at best.  Details and timelines provided by the state department, the U.S. military and the CIA had been contradictory and failed to answer many questions.  In December, a state department review concluded

 

                ADM. MIKE MULLEN (RET), FMR JOINT CHIEF CHMN:  There simply was not enough time for U.S. military forces to have made a difference.  Having said that, it is not reasonable nor feasible to tether U.S. forces at the ready to respond to protect every high risk post in the world.

                HOUSLEY:  But members of the military who are monitoring events in Benghazi disagree.  Only a few dozen people in the world know what happened that night and Fox News spoke exclusively with a special operator who watched the events unfold and has debriefed those who are part of the response.

                UNIDENTIFIED MALE:  I know for a fact that C-110, the (INAUDIBLE) was doing a training exercise in the region of Northern Africa but in Europe.
And they had the ability to react and respond.

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                HOUSLEY:  The C-110 is a commanders and extremist force.  In Layman’s terms, a 40 men (ph) special operations force capable of rapid response and deployment, specifically, trained for incidents like the attack in Benghazi.  That night, they were training in Croatia just three and a half hours away.

                UNIDENTIFIED MALE:  We had the ability to load out, get on birds, and fly there at a minimum stage.  C-110 had the ability to be there, in my opinion, in four to six hours from their European theater to react.

                HOUSLEY:  They would have been there before the second attack.

                UNIDENTIFIED MALE:  They would have been there before the second attack.  They would have been there at a minimum to provide a quick reaction force that could facilitate their exfill out of the problem situation.  Nobody knew how it was going to develop.  And you hear a whole bunch of people and a whole bunch of advisors say hey, we wouldn’t have sent them there because, you know, the security was unknown situation.

                HOUSLEY:  No one knew that?

                UNIDENTIFIED MALE:  If it’s an unknown situation, at a minimum, you send forces there to facilitate the exfill or medical injuries.  We could have sent a C-130 to Benghazi to provide medical evacuation for the injured.

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                HOUSLEY:  Our source says many connected to Benghazi feel threatened and are afraid to talk.  So far, confidential sources have fed some information, but nobody has come forward publicly on camera until now.

                UNIDENTIFIED MALE:  The problem is, you know, you got guys, in my position you got guys in special operations community who are — still active and still involved.  And they would be decapitated if they came forward with information that could affect high level commanders.

                HOUSLEY:  Despite the concern, our confidential source says the community feels there was a betrayal all the way to the top.  And that people on the ground in Benghazi were left to fend for themselves.

                UNIDENTIFIED MALE:  I don’t blame them for not coming forward, you know?  It’s something that’s a risky, especially in a profession to say anything about anything in the realm of politics or that deals with policy.

                HOUSLEY:  Our source provides insight into how the U.S. government and military reacted from the moment the attack began through the immediate hours after Ambassador Chris Stevens went missing, what they were told to do and what not to do as Stevens, diplomatic officer, Sean Smith, and former special operations members, Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty were killed.

                UNIDENTIFIED MALE:  There’s a lot of responsibility, a lot of onus that needs to be taken up and accounted for.

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                HOUSLEY:  The attack began about 9:30 p.m. on September 11th, 2012 at a diplomatic compound in Benghazi and culminated roughly seven hours later at a second location, a CIA annex about one mile away.

                While the official responses from Washington have been that the assets could not have made it to Benghazi in time to stop the second attack that killed Woods and Dohety, our source says otherwise and insists there were at least two elite military units that could have made it in time, including the one training in Croatia.

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                So, besides those guys who went in on their own, we had two more assets that could have been there.

                UNIDENTIFIED MALE:  Two more assets that could have been on the ground.  It’s frustrating.  It’s upsetting especially being in the community.  The hardest thing to deal with in any kind of, you know, dangerous scenario or gun fight, is, you know, we always look to each other to help each other and that’s how we get through situations.  It’s not about the assets overhead.  It’s about the guys on the ground.

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                HOUSLEY:  He also says that as the attack began, there were at least
15 special forces and highly skilled state department security staff available in the capital Tripoli who were not dispatched, even though they were trained as a quick response force.  Meantime, a group of American reinforcements also in Tripoli, which included the CIA’s global response agent, Glen Doherty, and about seven others took matters into their own hands.

                A little known fact which also contradicts the version of events in the state department report.  The team commandeered a small jet and flew to Benghazi to help try and secure the CIA annex still under fire.  Doherty would eventually be killed on the roof along with his friend, Tyrone Woods.
And our source say, these men deserve the highest medal of honor for their actions.

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                UNIDENTIFIED MALE:  If it wasn’t for that decision, I think we’d be talking completely different about this entire situation.  I think you would be looking at either 20 plus hostages loose captured by AQ or you’d be looking at a lot of dead Americans dead in Benghazi.

                (END VIDEOTAPE)

                HOUSLEY (on-camera):  We’ve heard some of these same details from a number of our other sources who have not yet come on camera, also some of our British sources on the ground that night, Bret.  Tomorrow, more of our exclusive interview including the hunt for those responsible or the hunt that’s lack thereof — Bret.

                BAIER:  Interesting story.  Adam, thank you.  We’ll look for part two tomorrow.

http://nation.foxnews.com/benghazi/2013/04/30/exclusive-special-operator-claims-us-could-have-intervened-benghazi-identity-concealed

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Obama administration officials threatened whistle-blowers on Benghazi, lawyer says

By James Rosen Published April 29, 2013 | FoxNews.com

At least four career officials at the State Department and the Central Intelligence Agency have retained lawyers or are in the process of doing so, as they prepare to provide sensitive information about the Benghazi attacks to Congress, Fox News has learned.

Victoria Toensing, a former Justice Department official and Republican counsel to the Senate Intelligence Committee, is now representing one of the State Department employees. She told Fox News her client and some of the others, who consider themselves whistle-blowers, have been threatened by unnamed Obama administration officials.

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“I’m not talking generally, I’m talking specifically about Benghazi – that people have been threatened,” Toensing said in an interview Monday. “And not just the State Department. People have been threatened at the CIA.”

Toensing declined to name her client. She also refused to say whether the individual was on the ground in Benghazi on the night of Sept. 11, 2012, when terrorist attacks on two U.S. installations in the Libyan city killed four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens.

However, Toensing disclosed that her client has pertinent information on all three time periods investigators consider relevant to the attacks: the months that led up to the attack, when pleas by the ambassador and his staff for enhanced security in Benghazi were mostly rejected by senior officers at the State Department; the eight-hour time frame in which the attacks unfolded, and the eight-day period that followed the attacks, when Obama administration officials incorrectly described them as the result of a spontaneous protest over a video.

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“It’s frightening, and they’re doing some very despicable threats to people,” she said. “Not ‘we’re going to kill you,’ or not ‘we’re going to prosecute you tomorrow,’ but they’re taking career people and making them well aware that their careers will be over [if they cooperate with congressional investigators].”

Federal law provides explicit protections for federal government employees who are identified as “whistle-blowers.” The laws aim to ensure these individuals will not face repercussions from their superiors, or from other quarters, in retaliation for their provision of information about corruption or other forms of wrongdoing to Congress, or to an agency’s inspector-general.

Rep. Darrell Issa, the Republican from California who chairs the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, wrote to Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday to complain that the department has not provided a process by which attorneys like Toensing can receive the security clearances necessary for them to review classified documents and other key evidence.

“It is unavoidable that Department employees identifying themselves as witnesses in the Committee’s investigation will apply for a security clearance to allow their personal attorneys to handle sensitive or classified material,” Issa wrote. “The Department’s unwillingness to make the process for clearing an attorney more transparent appears to be an effort to interfere with the rights of employees to furnish information to Congress.”

The Obama administration maintains that it has been more than forthcoming on Benghazi and that it is time for the State Department to move on. At a recent hearing before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Kerry noted that administration officials have testified at eight hearings on Benghazi, provided 20 briefings on the subject and turned over to Congress some 25,000 documents related to the killings.

“So if you have additional questions or you think there’s some document that somehow you need, I’ll work with you to try to get it and see if we can provide that to you,” Kerry told committee Chairman Rep. Ed Royce, R-Calif., on April 17. But Kerry added: “I do not want to spend the next year coming up here talking about Benghazi.”

Asked about Issa’s complaints about attorneys not receiving security clearances, State Department spokesman Patrick Ventrell on Monday indicated that – far from threatening anyone – the administration hasn’t been presented with any such cases. “I’m not aware of private counsel seeking security clearances or — or anything to that regard,” Ventrell told reporters. “I’m not aware of whistle-blowers one way or another.”

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Ventrell cited the work of the FBI – whose probe of the attacks continues almost eight months later and without any known instances of perpetrators being brought to justice – and the Accountability Review Board. The board was an internal State Department review panel led by former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Thomas Pickering and former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen. An unclassified version of the board’s final report that was released to the public contained no conclusions that suggested administration officials had willfully endangered their colleagues in Benghazi or had misled the public or Congress.

“And that should be enough,” Ventrell said at Monday’s press briefing. “Congress has its own prerogatives, but we’ve had a very thorough, independent investigation, which we completed and [which was] transparent and shared. And there are many folks who are, in a political manner, trying to sort of use this for their own political means, or ends.”

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/04/29/obama-administration-officials-have-threatened-whistle-blowers-on-benghazi/

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Apparently, insanity must run in the family.

Published on April 25, 2013 MAKHACHKALA, Russia — The mother of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects insisted Thursday that her sons are not responsible for the attack and said she did not see any aggression in the older brother, even when the FBI questioned him two years ago.  Speaking to reporters in Zubeidat Tsamaeya also said the elder son, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, came to Russia for six months last year to attend a family wedding, visit relatives and later renew his Kyrgyzstan passport.

“America took my kids away from me,” she said. “I’m sure my kids were not involved in anything.”

U.S. investigators have said they want to know more about why Tamerlan Tsarnaev was in Russia. When he returned to the United States in July, he began posting radical Islamic videos to his YouTube account.

Russia twice asked the United States for more information about Tamerlan Tsarnaev in 2011, investigators say, but the FBI found no sign of terrorist activity, and Russia failed to provide more information about why they were concerned about him.

In her press conference, the mother said that the younger and surviving brother, Dzhokhar, has not been questioned by investigators. She said that the brothers have not been identified as suspects by the U.S. authorities, only by reporters.

Both assertions have been directly contradicted by investigators. Tsarnaeva also said that the elder son, who investigators say was killed after a shootout with police early Friday, was alive longer than official accounts suggest.

“I wanted to scream to the whole world,” she said. “Why did they have to kill him? Why? They got him alive.”

Tsarnaeva, a naturalized American citizen, said that she is considering renouncing her citizenship. She evaded a question about traveling to the United States. Her husband, Anzor Tsarnaev, said he planned to leave later Thursday but did not have a ticket.

The family came to the United States on an asylum petition a decade ago, and the parents have since returned to Russia. The mother suggested Thursday she regrets http://www.youtube.com/user/BestViews… to the United States.

“Why did I even go there? Why?” she said, crying. “I thought America was going to like protect us, our kids. It’s going to be safe for any reason. But it happened the opposite.”

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Martin, Lingzi, Krystle and Sean

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Boston Marathon Help: Funds Set Up for Martin Richard, Lingzi Lu, Krystle Campbell,

Other Victims And Survivors (UPDATE)

The Huffington Post | By Eleanor Goldberg Posted: 04/15/2013 5:35 pm EDT  |  Updated: 04/22/2013 12:18 pm EDT

Updated 4/19/2013 at 5:00 p.m. EST

In the days since the devastating Boston attacks, donors have given millions of dollars to help the grieving families and the victims suffering from critical injuries.

The explosions at the Boston Marathon on Monday claimed three lives and injured 176 people, many of whom are facing amputations and other seriously life-altering injuries. As the survivors begin to face their “new normal” and families begin grieving for the loved ones they lost, relief organizations and grassroots campaigns are collecting donations to make sure that they have the funds they need move forward.

Find out how you can get involved below.

This story is developing. Please check back for updates on how to help.

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  • While waiting for their dad to cross the finish line, Martin Richard, 8, was killed in the blast and his younger sister, whose name has not been released, had her leg amputated in the aftermath. Their mother, Denise, was also hospitalized with serious injuries. To help the familiy get through this devastating period, friends and family have established the Richard Family Fund. Find out how you can support the Richards here.

The LU Lingzi Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established at Boston University in memory of the 23-year-old graduate student who was one of three people killed in the Boston Marathon bomb attacks. Find out how you can get involved here.

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  • Brothers Paul and JP Norden each lost their right legs following the Boston attacks and Paul’s girlfriend, Jacqui Webb, has already undergone two surgeries for shrapnel damage to her legs. To help the three victims pay for their overwhelming medical bills, friends and family have established the Jacqui, Paul and JP Recovery Fund. Find out how you can get involved here.
  • In lieu of flowers, the family of Krystle Campbell, a 29-year-old woman from Medford, Mass., who was killed in the explosions, has asked supporters to make donations to the Krystle M. Campbell Memorial Fund. Contributions can be sent to 25 Park St. Medford, MA 02155

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  • Jeff Bauman, a spectator who lost both legs in the aftermath of the blasts, will likely face hefty medical bills as he begins to recover. To help offset the costs, friends and family have launched the Bucks For Bauman fundraiser. Find out how you can get involved here.
    Bauman’s family is also asking people to send letters of support to Jeff. Mail can be sent to: Jeff Bauman C/O Jen Joyce 117 Tyngsboro Rd. Westford, MA 01886 or Jeff Bauman C/O Jen Joyce P.O. Box 261 Chelmsford, MA 01824. Learn more about Jeff’s progress on his Facebook support page.
  • Friends and family of Patrick and Jessica Downes, newlyweds who each had a leg amputated after the blasts, are raising money for the couple’s medical bills. Find out how you can get involved with Help for Patrick and Jess here.

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