11 April, 2015
An Excerpt From Masha Gessen’s New Book On The Tsarnaev Brothers - BuzzFeed News
An Excerpt From Masha Gessen’s New Book On The Tsarnaev Brothers - BuzzFeed News: But finding the backpack could not have helped reconcile the conflicting tracks of Dias’s mind. The fireworks looked so ordinary. The larger cylinder was a meek blue; the thin inner cylinders were just paper. They looked like the remnants of a long-ago New Year’s, or like that March night on the bank of the Charles River when Jahar had set off the fireworks while the rest of the crew watched. And the jar of Vaseline was just a jar of Vaseline. Dias may have known that these objects could be the remnants of making a bomb, but all of them were of this reality, not of the fantastical, otherworldly, disastrous realm of the carnage on television.