The Intervarsity Christian Fellowship revealed that Boston Marathon bombing victim Lingzi Lu was involved with their organization. Lingzi Lu, an international student from China, was killed last week in a bomb blast at the marathon.
The Christian Post reported, via Free Republic:
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, an inter-denominational student ministry that builds communities across campuses in the U.S., revealed that one of the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing was involved with their organization.
Chinese national Lingzi Lu, 23, was one of the three people who lost their lives in last week’s twin blasts that rocked the Boston Marathon, which also injured more than 170 others.
“(Lu) was involved with the international student ministry we have at Boston University. She attended a retreat that we sponsored last fall. She was friends with people in the InterVarsity International Student ministry with the graduate and faculty side of our work,” said InterVarsity National Field Director Greg Jao, according to Mission Network News…
…The family of Lu back in China shared in a statement with Boston University that the young student’s dream was to come to America to study, and that she had “fallen in love with Boston and its people.”
“We are grieving and at a loss for words to describe the pain and sadness we are experiencing following the sudden passing of our dear daughter, Lingzi. She was the joy of our lives. She was a bright and wonderful child. We were thrilled to watch her grow into an intelligent and beautiful young woman. She was a positive role model for many others,” the family added.