NESN 30: David Ortiz’s Post-Marathon Bombing Speech Fuels Boston (Video)

Boston was in mourning following the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, but the city turned to sports to help heal.

Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz, a mainstay in the Boston sports scene since 2003, only added to that notion when he took the microphone before his team’s first home game following the tragedy. His iconic phrase — “This is our (expletive) city” — would go on to fuel the Sox to a World Series victory and help Bostonians reclaim their strength.

Relive the moment in the video above.

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