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April 15th 2013

Pre-marathon

I had decided to splurge and stay at a hotel in Boston the night before and the night of the marathon. I figured it's a once in a lifetime chance for me to run Boston so why not. I got there on Sunday and headed to the Expo to get my number. It was such an exciting place. I got lost in the crowd but eventually I found where to…

we were coming from the Sox...

we were coming from the Sox game walking to meet someone at the finish line. we were right at the Hynes when we heard the first blast. We thought a cannon had gone off - and then the 2nd, and people started running in a panic.

I was at the Prudential Center's...

I was at the Prudential Center's outdoor plaza, near Hynes Convention Center watching the runners, when the explosions occurred. I had come down to Boston to cheer on my housemate, who was running with the Dana Farber Marathon Challenge Team.

I had walked over to Boston from Cambridge and was at the Pru less than 5 minutes before the blasts.…