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

By Prachi Gupta
Published July 5, 2013 12:49PM (EDT)

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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