The Marathon is a reminder that we need to be watching more than just athletes
WE RECOVER FROM tragedy through courage and inspiration. Amid the horror of the Boston Marathon bombing, split-screened with explosions and shootouts, we saw astonishing images: volunteer doctors turning medical tents into MASH units, fans rushing to tend the wounded, a runner placing his medal around the neck of a crying entrant who had been stopped half a mile from the finish line.
Each act of individual heroism and grace actually sprang from the work of many ...
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ESPN The Magazine: May 13, 2013