President Barak Obama has ordered US flags lowered to half-staff until sunset on Saturday, April 20 to honor the victims of the tragedy in Boston, Mass.
“The state of Michigan joins the rest of our great nation in honoring the lives lost and many injured in yesterday’s senseless attacks at the Boston Marathon,” said Gov. Rick Snyder in a press release.
“My thoughts and prayers are with all those affected,” he said.
Here’s the president’s official proclamation. 2013Boston Marathon, Pres. Obama Flag Lowering.pdf