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The focus of Tuesday’s ceremonies was on the victims, the survivors and the community. But as we’ve seen so many times before, our political leaders played an important role in this day of remembrance.
In this segment, WBZ’s Diane Stern presents perspectives from several first responders, including Betty Sparks, an ER nurse at Newton Wellesley Hospital, who volunteered at the finish line medical tent.
The one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings is especially difficult for those who knew and loved the three people who lost their lives at the finish line.
The community paused Tuesday to reflect on Marathon Monday 2013 when the City of Boston was changed forever.
Less than a mile from the Boston Marathon finish, runner Phil Vaughn captured the chaos and confusion on a small video camera strapped to his head, the moment police stopped the crowd, announcing runners could not continue to the end.
Roseann Sdoia and Heather Abbott discuss the healing process at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital.
The Boston sports teams stepped up following the Marathon Bombings in 2013, and helped a city begin the healing process.
On Marathon Monday Boston hospitals and first responders are always prepared to see runners with the typical injuries of cramping or dehydration.
Sean Collier’s brother and sister are training to run the Boston Marathon with Team Collier Strong.
They are legends of the marathon, but this year will be the last Boston for Rick and Dick Hoyt.