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Brian in MA

Apr 15, 13 12:07

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OFFICIAL BOSTON MARATHON EXPLOSION THREAD - Post updates on friends/family/STers Quote | Reply

Breaking news on one of the local stations, hope no one is hurt:

http://boston.cbslocal.com/...arathon-finish-line/

ADMIN EDIT: Hi all, please post updates _OR_ request for updates if you need them on friends, family, etc who were racing.

Hope everyone's loved ones are safe.


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(This post was edited by Rappstar on Apr 15, 13 12:51)


number114

Apr 15, 13 12:08

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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon finish line [Brian in MA] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

https://twitter.com/...871730864128/photo/1
Hope no one was hurt


Rick in the D

Apr 15, 13 12:12

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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon finish line [Brian in MA] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

Just saw. Texts into about 8 people to get the story.

How horrible. :(


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Brian in MA

Apr 15, 13 12:15

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Some people missing limbs according to wbz-tv, Jesus Christ....


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peaches

Apr 15, 13 12:19

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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon finish line [Brian in MA] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

everyone with you accounted for Brian?


baxnelly

Apr 15, 13 12:21

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From Josh Cox twitter...


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LSUfan4444

Apr 15, 13 12:22

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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon finish line [baxnelly] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

This may lead me to banville, but here it is anyway:





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Rick in the D

Apr 15, 13 12:22

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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon finish line [Rick in the D] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

Rick in the D wrote:
Just saw. Texts into about 8 people to get the story.

How horrible. :(

Just heard from 2 people, one an ST'er, one not - they're OK. It was scary, and plenty of people hurt, wide range of injuries.

Most everyone's been moved to Boston Commons.

Prayers for them all.


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Brian in MA

Apr 15, 13 12:24

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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon finish line [peaches] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

My sister was supposed to go in to see a friend of hers finish around that time, haven't heard from her yet so not sure if she went.


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ChrisM

Apr 15, 13 12:25

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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon finish line [Rick in the D] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

They just showed the explosions. They were big. Holy fuck.


pito00

Apr 15, 13 12:25

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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon finish line [ChrisM] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

Where?
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kmh1225

Apr 15, 13 12:28

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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon finish line [Brian in MA] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

Just got confirm two friends who crossed the finish about 1hr ago are safe back at their hotel. what the hell is going on...


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aarondavidson

Apr 15, 13 12:29

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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon finish line [Brian in MA] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

Crashed LetsRun.com, Boston Globe and that CBS Site
-- Aaron Davidson

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atl_runner

Apr 15, 13 12:29

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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon finish line [Brian in MA] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

What in the world is wrong with people.

So sad for all those injured or worse. Actually, for all involved.


Jim @ LOTO, MO

Apr 15, 13 12:32

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Law enforcement has told Fox News that at least three are dead.
http://www.gojim.tv


ChrisM

Apr 15, 13 12:34

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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon finish line [pito00] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

cnn


miwoodar

Apr 15, 13 12:35

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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon finish line [Brian in MA] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

wtf is wrong with people


LSUfan4444

Apr 15, 13 12:36

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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon finish line [miwoodar] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

This pic, I will link....but you'll have to open it yourself



https://pbs.twimg.com/...LDCQAAcSDO.jpg:large







SBR_bestgoodbad

Apr 15, 13 12:38

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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon finish line [LSUfan4444] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

NBC reporting that injured arriving to Mass Gen Now.

Such a Bad Runner


chris-alfonso

Apr 15, 13 12:38

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This is horrible! Who would do such a thing!

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twomarks

Apr 15, 13 12:39

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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon finish line [miwoodar] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

Dammit - I saw the title of this thread and I thought we were in for a "crapped their shorts" thread.

So sorry to hear about this.

WTF is wrong with people indeed!

twomarks


kalamazoo73

Apr 15, 13 12:39

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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon finish line [LSUfan4444] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

this makes me really fucking angry.


LSUfan4444

Apr 15, 13 12:40

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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon finish line [chris-alfonso] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

https://vine.co/v/bFdt5uwg6JZ


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rfCK3Ar7Yus&feature=player_embedded





here is the finish line feed during the explosion (video taken from the news)



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WelshinPhilly

Apr 15, 13 12:40

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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon finish line [chris-alfonso] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

chris-alfonso wrote:
This is horrible! Who would do such a thing!

Cowards. Evil cowards.


Rover24

Apr 15, 13 12:41

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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon finish line [LSUfan4444] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

This leaves me speechless, I hope it leads at worst to injuries. That is a huge fire ball in that photo.


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