"We are like you. We know that sports are often the ties that hold us together, that give us a way to talk about the things we care about when other words fail. We know sports can be fun — even in losing. Boy, do we know. We know that anybody who says it doesn’t matter whether the Cubs or Sox are in the World Series as long as it’s a Chicago team isn’t truly a fan of either team. We know. But Monday, we were reminded again how fragile it all can be. The explosions and injuries and death at a world class sporting event such as the Boston Marathon makes us heartsick. As much as it is anathema for a Chicago fan to root for any other town — especially Beantown and all of it’s championship rings — here we are. Hang in their Boston"
Chicago Tribune tribute to Boston (via hortonhearsawooo)