NEW YORK (AP) - New Yorkers are showing solidarity with their longtime rivals to the north by flying Boston's flag in front of New York City Hall, saying prayers and offering words of comfort from the Sept. 11 museum.
Even the Yankees and the Red Sox have buried the hatchet - at least temporarily.
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A stadium full of Yankees fans stood arm in arm at the bottom of the third inning Tuesday in the Bronx and sang along to "Sweet Caroline," the Red Sox anthem.
Two explosions at the Boston Marathon killed three people and injured more than 170 on Monday.
Diehard Yankees fan Mike Petti says "everybody in New York knows what they're going through." He notes that after the Sept. 11 attacks "Boston was singing 'New York, New York.'"
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