Remembering 2013 Boston Marathon Victims
By: Legacy Staff
4 years ago
On April 15, 2013, the annual running of the Boston Marathon turned to tragedy when two explosions near the finish line killed three and injured hundreds. One year later, we remember the legacy left by Krystle Campbell, Lu Lingzi, and Martin Richard. Their memory will be carried by each of the runners competing in this year's marathon, as well as by the family and friends who survive them.
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