Throughout a week of terror and tragedy, Bostonians put their compassionate and resilient spirit on display. From a police officer delivering milk to a family during the citywide lockdown to the Bruins giving the shirts off their backs to first responders, these are the moments that showed Bostonians united in their new mantra: "We Are Boston Strong."
|David Henneberry's Boat|
America wants to buy David Henneberry a new boat.
The Watertown, Mass., resident tipped off police to the whereabouts of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev after he realized something was amiss with the tarp on his beloved boat he'd parked in his backyard.
Henneberry's boat was shot up in the moments leading up to Tsarnaev's capture, and people around the United States want to help him get a new one.
Deborah Newberry, 62, of Orlando, Fla., has already put a $25 check in the mail to Henneberry's home.
"Just listening to his coolness and how he handled the situation, it was like OK, that is a man who needs to have his boat restored," Newberry said.
|Massachusetts' Toughest Milkman|
Residents of Watertown, Mass., were told to "shelter in place" on Friday during the manhunt for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. During those tense hours, there were acts of compassion. A police officer from nearby Brookline was seen bringing milk to a Watertown family with young children who were all confined to their home.
"One of #Brookline'sFinest, providing milk to a family with young children during lockdown in Watertown," the Brookline Police Department tweeted on Saturday after Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had been taken into custody.
The photo was shared on social media thousands of times. But there is still no word on the identity of Massachusetts' toughest milkman.
|Big Papi's F-Bomb Speech|
Red Sox star David Ortiz, known to fans as Big Papi, took the microphone at Saturday's game to deliver a rousing speech to the crowd gathered at Fenway Park and to millions more watching on TV.
"This is our f**king city, and nobody's going to dictate our freedom," the eight-time All-Star said to cheers.
It was unclear what role the Federal Communications Commission could have played in bleeping Big Papi's slip of the tongue, since the game was broadcast on cable, but FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski gave Ortiz his blessing.
"David Ortiz spoke from the heart at today's Red Sox game. I stand with Big Papi and the people of Boston -- Julius," he tweeted from the @FCC account.
|Basball Players, Fans Step Up to the Plate|
Major League Baseball's Players Association announced it would contribute $500,000 to the One Fund Boston, while the Red Sox chipped in $100,000. An additional $46,500 was raised from donations at Fenway Park over the weekend.
The Red Sox didn't stop there. Specially designed hats with the B-Strong logo were selling for $20 at Red Sox team stores, and online, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to the One Fund Boston.
|The Shirts Off Their Backs|
After a much-needed win on Sunday, the Boston Bruins remained on the ice after the game. All the players took off their jerseys and handed them to a group of 26 heroes.
Among the people receiving jerseys were first responders to the bombing last Monday, and officers who participated in the manhunt on Friday that ended a week of fear, terror and uncertainty in the city.
"It's pretty overwhelming to see all the fans and all the players taking the time to say thanks," Massachusetts State Police trooper Mark Spencer told ABC News' Boston affiliate WCVB-TV.
Spencer, who took home Jaromir Jagr's jersey, said the response he and others received was overwhelming.
"We couldn't even walk through upstairs during the venue without people stopping us and thanking us," he said.
|Moment of Silence|
Boston, and the country, will pause at 2:50 p.m. ET today to observe a moment of silence, exactly one week after twin explosions tore through the marathon finish line, killing three at the marathon and injuring more than 176.
The moment of silence will be followed by the ringing of bells in Boston.
|Jonny Gomes Goes to Bat for Victims of Bombing|
Boston Red Sox left fielder Jonny Gomes had four bats engraved with the names of the four victims -- Martin Richard, Lu Lingzi, Krystle Campbell and MIT Police Officer Sean Collier.
Gomes plans to have his teammates sign the bats and auction them off for charity.
"It touched all our hearts -- just from being scared in lockdown to some people losing their lives," Gomes told the Providence Journal. "Everyone is up to something, individually or as a team, to help the community out."