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Were you or was someone you know injured in the Boston marathon bombings? Share your story

David Friedman / NBC News

Heightened security, empty streets, and memorials mark the the day after the Boston Marathon bombings.

The Boston marathon bombings that killed three and injured more than 170 people have shocked the nation and left Americans and the world grieving for the families of those who were killed and wounded.

Were you, a family member, or a friend among those hurt in the attack? Share your first-person account with NBC News, if you are well enough to do so. Tell us your age, where you're from, you're phone number, and your story. Select accounts will be published on NBCNews.com; we won't publish your phone number.

Email us here to tell your story.