The most striking photo so far of the Boston Marathon tragedy?

Boston Globe photographer John Tlumacki catches Boston’s finest, guns drawn, at the moment they hear the second explosion go off. The runner on the ground was knocked as a result of the first blast. 

John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Boston Globe photographer John Tlumacki catches Boston's finest, guns drawn, at the moment they hear the second explosion go off. The runner on the ground was knocked as a result of the first blast. 

Boston Globe photographer John Tlumacki catches Boston’s finest, guns drawn, at the moment they hear the second explosion go off. The runner on the ground was knocked as a result of the first blast. 

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer is the Europe editor at Foreign Policy. Her work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, and Forbes, among other places. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and master’s degrees from Peking University and the London School of Economics. The P.Q. stands for Ping-Quon. Twitter: @APQW

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