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Flo Allen-Hopson runs for grandson

Originally Published: April 13, 2012
By Adena Andrews

As the mother of NBA champion Ray Allen, Flo Allen-Hopson is best known for wearing her bedazzled No. 20 jersey while cheering for her son at Boston's TD Garden. But don't let her jeweled attire fool you; Allen's 56-year-old mom can probably kick your butt in a foot race.

That's because when she's not in the crowd supporting her son, she's pounding the pavement in preparation for her third consecutive Boston Marathon on Monday. Allen-Hopson once again is running to raise funds for ...

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