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Boston Bombing Victim Shares Motivational Message That Parisians Understand

It is a simple message of peace from a girl who is no stranger to tragedy.

Nine-year-old Jane Richard lost her older brother, Martin, in the Boston Marathon bombing. He was only 8, and the youngest victim.

Jane herself lost a leg in the 2013 attack. She took to social media Saturday to share her message of solidarity with the people of France still mourning the slaying of 129 people there last week.

The colorful illustration, adorned with hearts and Eiffel Towers, reads: “Arretez de faire du mal aux autres. La Paix.” In English, it translates to “Stop hurting others. Peace.”

The colorful illustration, adorned with hearts and Eiffel Towers, reads: “Arretez de faire du mal aux autres. La Paix.” In English, it translates to “Stop hurting others. Peace.”

Her mother helped her with the translation. Jane’s drawing was posted to Facebook by the Martin Richard Foundation, a charity founded by the Richard family to honor the boy’s memory. It has been shared more than 1,000 times since Saturday.

That same message became a rallying point after the 2013 bombing, which left three dead and more than 260 injured. A photo of Martin, holding a poster with those words of peace, went viral following his death.

PHOTO: 8-year-old Martin Richards photo and message went viral following his death in 2013.

Jane’s tribute is one of many that have poured in since Friday’s attacks on Paris. People around the world have come together to condemn theterrorism that left dozens dead and at least 352 injured.

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