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The Cowboy-Hat-Wearing Hero Of The Boston Marathon Bombing Was No Stranger to Tragedy

Chelsea Roff

Heartwrenching story... Carlos Arredondo, the cowboy-hat-wearing-hero featured in many images of yesterday's attack in Boston, had come to the Boston Marathon to support a runner who was completing the race in honor of Arrendondo's late son (who was killed in Iraq in 2004). Just 4 years later, Arredondo's surviving son committed suicide Yesterday, when Arredondo found himself in the midst of tragedy once again, he responded with incredible resiliency and courage. #inspired

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