Must-see morning clip: Boston Pops pays tribute to marathon bombing responders

MBTA Transit Police officer Dick Donohue, who was critically injured in the shootout, was guest conductor


Prachi Gupta
July 5, 2013 4:49PM (UTC)

During Thursday night's Fourth of July celebration, the Boston Pops honored the "everyday heroes" from the Boston Marathon bombing with a performance of the Dropkick Murphys song “I’m Shipping Up To Boston.” MBTA Transit Police officer Dick Donohue, who was critically injured during a shootout with the bombing suspects in Watertown, was invited on stage as the guest conductor.

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Prachi Gupta

Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at pgupta@salon.com.

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