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Mehlville, Oakville React to Boston Bombing; Share Your Thoughts

See how Mehlville and Oakville residents and businesses are sharing their best wishes with the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing and learn how to share your own reactions with your neighbors on Patch.

Mehlville, Oakville React to Boston Bombing; Share Your Thoughts

Share your prayers, thoughts, concerns for those who were at the Boston Marathon today when two explosions rocked the finish line, killing two and injuring scores.

Below, we've listed the reactions of area businesses and community organizations in Mehlville and Oakville. We'll be adding to this list throughout the day, so stay tuned.

Here's what you had to say:

The Goddard School in Oakville: "Many people ask what's wrong with world? Watch the bomb video. See the people running towards it? To help. That's what's right in this world." Thank you, Holly Ruggeri for this meaningful perspective that may help our children with today's events.

South County Baptist Church: Join us in praying for everyone impacted by the Boston Marathon Bombing today.

Café Telegraph: Our thoughts and prayers to all those affected by the explosion in Boston today...so sad.

John L. Ziegenhein & Sons Funeral Homes: Our thoughts and prayers are with our fellow Americans in the city of Boston and all who have been injured in this tragedy.

DoubleTap Firearms LLC: Terrible tragedy coming out of Boston today. Keeping the city and all those there today in our thoughts.

Ellipse Fitness St. Louis: Our thoughts and prays are with Boston this afternoon. #prayforboston #GodblessAmerica

StlPhotoArt.com: Stunned and saddened to learn of the tragic bombings this afternoon near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. For more than 100 years this event has been a cherished part of Boston history. My heart goes out to the victims and the families of those who were affected. Regards, Brian K.Owens

St. Louis County Parks: Many of you use the St. Louis County Park trails to run, whether for fun or to prepare for races. Our hearts go out to all of those affected by the tragedy at the Boston Marathon today.

Add your own thoughts in the comments below  or by posting a Patch blog.

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