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Watch the Crowd at Last Night's Boston Bruins Game Sing the National Anthem
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April 17 2013 8:52 PM

Watch the Crowd at Tonight's Boston Bruins Game Sing the National Anthem

Bruins fans sing the national anthem during pre-game ceremonies tonight in Boston.

Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images.

Tonight in Boston, seven miles from where I grew up, at the first major sporting event in the city since the Marathon, the crowd in attendance took over the national anthem from Rene Rancourt, who's been singing it at Bruins games for more than 30 years. They sounded good.

David Haglund is a senior editor at Slate. He runs Brow Beat, Slate's culture blog.

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