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Finished wicked strong

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Skylar To and Chris DeGusto

April 19, 2017

Crossing the finish line at the 121st annual Boston Marathon was like no other feeling for Amanda McGrath-- it was emotional. McGrath, an Assistant to the Dean of Students in the Office of Student Affairs at Suffolk University, had just completed her first marathon on Monday and said it was the “b...

Patton Oswalt hits Facebook to reach out to Boston

Gianna Carchia

April 17, 2013

In a timely and moving statement on his Facebook page, Patton Oswalt posted his thoughts about the Boston Marathon tragedy with a reminder that good always conquers evil. He recalls his reaction to 9/11, saying that, at that point, he had had it with humanity. “But I was wrong,” he continued....

The Politics of the Marathon Monday disaster

Megan Dutra

April 17, 2013

Yesterday’s unfortunate events at the Boston Marathon were horrendous and a threat to America. The explosion caused three deaths and many more injuries to innocent observers of loved ones running across the finish line. The attack challenged many to run to help and the community came together. Although...

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