Michelle Gerbrandt

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At The Boston Marathon, The Sweetest Finish Is Soured

It's been called the sweetest left turn in the world, the corner of Hereford that leads to the final stretch of the Boston Marathon on Boylston …


Heroic First Responders At The Boston Marathon (PHOTOS)

When he addressed the nation earlier today, President Obama reminded us that even in the bleakest times, hope comes in the form of ordinary heroes -- emergency personnel, bomb squad members, first responders and hospital staff.<p>It's the people who broke down the marathon barriers to assist the …

Why Anger Doesn't Help Boston Bombing Victims

It's easy to get angry and emotional about the horrific events at the Boston Marathon. In the immediate aftermath of the blasts that killed three and …

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My Father's Unexpected Response to My Coming Out

I'm gay. There, I said it.<p>A number of my friends and family have known for a long time, but it wasn't until the end of March, with all the marriage equality hubbub going on, that I announced my sexuality on Facebook. Not that everyone didn't know or at least assume that I'm gay, but I had never …

Martin Richard, 8, was waiting for his runner father at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Martin was one of three people killed in yesterday's attack. READ THE FULL STORY: http://huff.to/10aBz6D

Eight-year-old Boston bombing victim had ‘million-dollar smile;’ mother, 6-year-old sister badly injured http://natpo.st/YQnsBj

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Krystle Campbell, Second Boston Marathon Bombing Victim, 'The Most Lovable Girl'

Krystle Campbell, a 29-year-old from Medford, Mass., has been identified as the second victim who lost her life in the Boston Marathon bombing.<p><i>This is a developing story</i><p>Campbell's father, William A. Campbell Jr., told Yahoo News, "My daughter was the most lovable girl. She helped everybody and I'm …

Meet the marathoner, 78, whose photo captured global attention

As the Boston Marathon began on Monday, Bill Iffrig of Lake Stevens, Wash., had no idea his photo would be featured on the front page of newspapers around the world the next day.<p>The 78-year-old man was running his third Boston Marathon, and was about five feet away from the explosion when it went …

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