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A month later, still Boston Strong

Athletes, teams played huge role in uniting city, raising funds for victims

Updated: May 16, 2013, 2:26 AM ET
By Jack McCluskey | Special to ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- The day began with a memorial and ended with a community rocked by mayhem.

Before the 117th Boston Marathon started, there was a moment of silence for the victims of the Newtown, Conn., school shooting. The Boston Athletic Association had also placed special mile markers at Mile 26, for the 26 victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, with the Newtown seal on them.

It was a simple gesture, a way to honor the memory of those lost to senseless violence.

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