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Boston Marathon Bombing Touched APWU Family

April 23, 2013
By Neal Tepel

 “We mourn for the families who lost loved ones and send our encouragement, support, and prayers to the wounded,” said American Postal Workers Union President Cliff Guffey.  Krystal Campbell, 29, one of three fatalities, was the beloved niece of Elaine Slattery and Kathy Reilly, who are members of the Boston Metro Area Local.

Cliff Guffey


“We mourn for the families who lost loved ones and send our encouragement, support, and prayers to the wounded,” said American Postal Workers Union President Cliff Guffey.

Krystal Campbell, 29, one of three fatalities, was the beloved niece of Elaine Slattery and Kathy Reilly, who are members of the Boston Metro Area Local.

The son of a Sales & Service Associate was seriously injured, suffering a partial leg amputation and a broken ankle on his remaining leg.

Two brothers, nephews of an In-Plant Support employee, both underwent a partial leg amputation.   

In response to the Boston bombings, resources have been added to the EAP website regarding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), grief and loss after a disaster, and talking to children following a trauma, Human Relations Director Sue Carney announced.  EAP counselors are available 24/7 and can provide additional resources

April 23, 2013

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