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Duo's journey to the Boston Marathon

Duo's journey to the Boston Marathon

Matt Burdette doesn't like talking about that day. On April 15, 2013, Burdette finished the Boston Marathon in 3 hours, 8 minutes and 8 seconds. All morning, friends and family stood along Boylston Street, waiting for him to cross the finish line, until leaving to join Burdette at the runner-reunite area.

An hour later, two bombs were detonated on the sidewalk near the finish line.

Burdette, 34, didn't know whether he'd want to go back. There's guilt in having finished a race so many did not.

Then he met Kevin DiLegge, and the meaning of the marathon changed.

In mid-October, before the start of every Baltimore Marathon, DiLegge and his mother, Mary, would wake up...

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