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Boston's strongest

Updated: July 16, 2013, 9:29 PM ET
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The statue was a fine likeness, a bronze replica of the inspirational legacy of Dick and Rick Hoyt.

They unveiled it together, father and son, steps from the starting point of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass. It was a beautiful spring New England morning in April, where they would, once again, demonstrate that anything was possible.

For three decades, they had been competing together in the iconic Boston race. The presence of the burly retired lieutenant ...

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