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Red Sox hold ceremony prior to game

Updated: April 20, 2014, 9:19 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Fenway Park, which served as a civic cathedral for a wounded city after the Boston Marathon bombing on Patriots Day last April, once again turned its playing field into a place of consecration and commemoration Sunday night.

In a ceremony on the eve of Monday's 118th marathon, which has attracted an estimated 36,000 entrants, the second-largest field in the race's history, the Boston Red Sox gathered once more to mourn the victims of the bombing and pay tribute to those who lifted ...

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