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WBUR Oral History Project: Bruce Mendelsohn

Countless lives were affected by the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings and their aftermath. The WBUR Oral History Project collects stories from individuals whose lives were immediately and irrevocably changed by these events. Thanks to the generous sponsorship of WBUR, our team of oral historians, and the participation of these interview subjects,…

Bruce Mendelsohn - Oral History

In Bruce Mendelsohn's powerful interview, he explains the events of Marathon Monday and how he was able to help Victoria McGrath, a 20-year-old student who was hurt at the finish line. Bruce reflects on life, faith, community, and rugby as he tells his touching stories. Here is Bruce being interviewed by oral historian, Jane Guberman.