15 Lasting Images From the 2014 Boston Marathon

15 Lasting Images From the 2014 Boston Marathon

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One year after the tragedy of the 2013 Boston Marathon, 36,000 runners showed they were Boston strong at the 2014 event. Eritrean-American Meb Keflizighi became the first American to win the BM since 1983, much to the delight of those in attendance.

Here's a look at 15 pictures from Getty that tell the story of this memorable event in typical Boston Strong fashion:

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Aleksandra Duliba of Belarus receives medical attention after crossing the finish line of the 118th Boston Marathon.

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Rita Jeptoo of Kenya crosses the finish line to win the 118th Boston Marathon.

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Rita Jeptoo of Kenya celebrates after winning the 118th Boston Marathon.

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Shalane Flanagan of the United States winded after crossing the finish line.

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Meb Keflezighi of the United States crosses the finish line to win the 118th Boston Marathon.

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Shalane Flanagan of the United States receives medical attention after crossing the finish line

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Meb Keflezighi celebrates draped in old glory.

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Marc Fucarile, injured in last years Boston Marathon bombings, meets with David Ortiz, after throwing out the first pitch prior to the Boston Red Sox/ Baltimore Orioles game at Fenway Park.

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A father carrying his son on his shoulder watches the scene at the starting line.

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People bow their heads during a moment of silence prior to the start of the Boston Marathon.

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Baltimore Orioles v Boston Red Sox

Marc Fucarile, injured in last years Boston Marathon bombings, prepares to throw out the first pitch prior to the Boston Red Sox/ Baltimore Orioles game at Fenway Park.

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A soldier in the National Guard with a 'Boston Strong' flag cheers on runners as they finish.

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Runners place their hands over their hearts during a singing of the National Anthem at the beginning of the marathon.

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Baltimore Orioles v Boston Red Sox

Survivors of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing react during a ceremony at Fenway Park before a game between Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles.

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Meb Keflezighi of the United States celebrates with the trophy after winning the 118th Boston Marathon.


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