BOSTON (AP) — Meb Keflezighi fled the East African nation of Eritrea as a 12-year-old boy, coming to the United States to escape war and poverty. Tatyana McFadden was 6 and sickly when an American woman adopted her from a Russian orphanage.
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BOSTON (AP) — Unfinished business. Defiance. Hope, strength and resilience. They used different words but the meaning was the same for thousands of people who were stopped by twin bombings at last year’s Boston Marathon and came back this year to finish what they started.
BOSTON (AP) — Tatyana McFadden of the United States has won the women’s wheelchair race at the Boston Marathon on her 25th birthday. It was the second straight year she won the race.
BOSTON (AP) — Rita Jeptoo successfully defends Boston Marathon women’s title, becomes 7th 3-time winner.