Maybe you're already a marathoner. Maybe you're a jogger, a hiker, or a treadmiller. Maybe your running shoes are buried in a pile of out-of-season boots in a closet somewhere. This week, it doesn't matter what your experience is -- we're all Bostonians, all marathoners, all neighbors, and we're all hitting the street.
First, pledge your miles on the thousand-person Google doc following this post. Complete it proudly. Then, check out the very satisfying response page at https://t.co/AyzIOrB4xx, where hundreds of people and thousands of miles have memorialized yesterday's dead and injured.
Let Langston Hughes's words be your mantra (and give "race" a dual meaning) in your fight against hopelessness: "It has seemed to me that most people are generally good, in every race and in every country where I have been."
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