I live in Hopkinton, just a few miles from the starting line of the Boston Marathon. I am certain that everyone who lives in my town has either run the Marathon themselves, had a friend, neighbor or family member who has run, or has been a spectator either in downtown Hopkinton at the starting line, or in Boston, at the finish line. Several of my friends and neighbors ran to raise money for charities, and were close to the finish line when the bombs exploded. Most had loved ones waiting for them at the finish line when the bombs exploded. Continue Reading..