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Clarksville Paralympian Tatyana McFadden wins Boston Marathon marred by explosions
Clarksville Paralympian Tatyana McFadden wins Boston Marathon marred by explosions

Clarksville resident Tatyana McFadden won the women's wheelchair division of the Boston Marathon on Monday, hours before the race was marred by deadly explosions near the finish line. Though McFadden added to her resume as one of the elite Paralympic athletes in the world, her achievement was rapidly overshadowed by scenes of blood and mayhem. She tweeted that she was unharmed, about an hour after the initial reports of the explosions. "I am okay my family and teammates are okay," she wrote. "Please please pray for those who were running and got hit by the bomb." McFadden, competing for the first time in one of the world's most prestigious marathons,...

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