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News - April 19, 2013

Marathoners' accounts: 'It sounded like thunder'

Post-marathon daze meant some Palo Alto runners didn't immediately understand what had just happened

by Eric Van Susteren

When Anne Trumbore finished the Boston Marathon, she, like many of the other runners there, was in a post-run daze. The blasts came as she stood in line, wrapped in a heat blanket to try to stay warm, to get her personal effects from a bus.

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