Mary O'Kane, 85, tugs at the carillon ropes in the bell tower of Arlington Street Church in Boston on Thursday, April 18, 2013. The church is just a couple of blocks from the Boston Marathon bombing sites, and she played patriotic tunes to inspire the heartsick.
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published Thursday, April 18th, 2013
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BOSTON — As 85-year-old Mary O’Kane strained at the bell ropes in the steeple of historic Arlington Street Church, she imagined the sounds spreading a healing across her city — and the land.