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BACK TO BOSTON
Emotions will run high at Monday’s Boston Marathon, the first since the deadly bombing, but
Marylanders are ready to return to the starting line. Some who weren't able to complete the race last
year say it's important to finish what they started. For others, it's a matter of confronting their fears.
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six runners describe why they're headed back to Boston.
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LYNNE DOUGLAS
Age 58 from Columbia
"We're running not to forget, but to replace the terror with a happy experience."
Douglas was 100 yards from the finish line at the time of the blasts.

2013 Projected Finish
04
08
58
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NATE BRIGHAM
Age 31 from Lake Evesham, Baltimore
"I am looking forward to going back so I can say, '...It was a beautiful day and everyone finished as strong as they could.'"
Brigham was with his wife and parents at Boston Common at the time of the blasts.

2013 Finish
02
36
20
2014 Bib No.
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PETER JACKSON
Age 28 from Bolton Hill, Baltimore
"I made the resolve to be at the starting line at Hopkinton again. It was that much more important to me."
Jackson was at a bakery called Flour, near Copley Square, at the time of the blasts.

2013 Finish
03
30
13
2014 Bib No.
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BRENNAN FELDHAUSEN
Age 29 from Locust Point, Baltimore
"[Runners are] probably not the right people to mess with. We're a tenacious group and a motivated one."
In a subway car on the "T" at the time of the blasts.

2013 Finish
02
50
21
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DEE LAKE
Age 46 from Bolton Hill, Baltimore
"It was aimed at everyday life and you can't stop everyday life from happening."
She was at the recovery station, not far from the finish line, at the time of the blasts.

2013 Finish
03
56
28
2014 Bib No.
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LAUREN LAKE
Age 22 from Patterson Park, Baltimore
"It’s just the fear. I was just thinking that if anything happened to [my mother], it would be just me and my brother, and he’s not grown up yet."
She was at work in Baltimore, while her mother ran in the race, at the time of the blasts.

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ROSS BREWER
Age 50 from Bel Air
"You can't not do something because of something like this."
Brewer was less than half a mile from the finish line at the time of the blasts.

2013 Projected Finish
04
16
02
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