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Boston marathon gets more personal after 2013 bombing

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For as long as I could remember the Boston Marathon came and went on it’s traditional Patriots’ Day date – the third Monday in April – with little notice.

That is other than admiring those who choose to run over 26 miles and wonder what drove them to do so because my numerous walk-jogs in Bloomsday’s 7.46 miles have been generally debilitating.

That was until April 15, 2103 when a pair of bombs detonated near the finish line, killing three spectators, injuring more than 200 more and focusing the attention of the world to learn more than we ever thought we would about the nation...

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