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Boston Marathon Bombing Witness

'I've Never Been More Proud to Be a Bostonian' -- A Finish Line Volunteer's Account

Hannah Kathryn DeYoung | Posted 06.16.2013 | College
Hannah Kathryn DeYoung

At first I just felt the impact go through my body. Runners ducked and asked "What was that?" as they swiveled towards the finish line. A pillar of smoke stretched into the air, but with hundreds of runners between me and the explosion I could not see who it had impacted.