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The Boston Marathon: From Triumph to Tragedy

Crowds Gather to Cheer Racers

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Crowds Gather to Cheer Racers

People crowd along the sides of the finish line to cheer on family and friends as they finish their grueling race.

The Boston Marathon is the world's oldest annual marathon still in existence and is one of six of the world's "major marathons."