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Continued: Souhan: Boston's best runners raced to help those in need

  • Article by: JIM SOUHAN , Star Tribune
  • Last update: April 17, 2013 - 6:05 AM

Check the television ratings. Where once the United States gathered, apart yet together, to watch Walter Cronkite or Ed Sullivan, now sporting events create our largest congregations. For better and worse, sport is our national religion.

The horror of April 15 in Boston will fade eventually, just as the horror over 9/11 did, and we will again be left with images of heroism.

After 9/11, we remembered the men and women who scaled smoky stairwells and dug through rubble.

After the bombings at the Boston Marathon, we will remember runners: those who ran to help.

 

Jim Souhan can been heard weekdays at noon and Sundays from 10-noon on 1500 ESPN. His Twitter name is @SouhanStrib. jsouhan@startribune.com.

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