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Bystandard to Bomb Victim- My Story (Andrew Havasy)

The Boston Marathon or as us Bostonians refer to it as Marathon Monday is always one of the biggest events in this historic city and let’s just say I picked a bad day to get my glasses fixed. The previous night a part of my glasses fell off and a small component broke off, so I woke up around mid-day to trek to Boylston Street where the…

I was with two friends watching...

I was with two friends watching the marathon in front of Marathon sports and Lens crafters. We left at 2:46 and the bomb went off at 2:50. I could hear it from the Common but had no idea what I had just heard.

Looking back at the NYT's map of the area and suspected location of the first bomb explosion - We were standing in the exact spot the…