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Boston Marathon 2014

A year after the Boston Marathon bombings that left three dead, the historic race is under way again proving that the residents of the city really are "Boston Strong."

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    A runner with a temporary Boston Marathon tattoo gets ready to run the 118th Boston Marathon in the Boston Commons on April 21, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. Today marks the 118th Boston Marathon; security presence has been increased this year, due to two bombs that were detonated at the finish line last year, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others.

    (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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    A runner tucks gel packets into his socks while getting ready to run the Boston Marathon in the Boston Commons on April 21, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. Today marks the 118th Boston Marathon; security presence has been increased this year, due to two bombs that were detonated at the finish line last year, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others.

    (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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    Runners get ready to run the Boston Marathon in the Boston Commons on April 21, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. Today marks the 118th Boston Marathon; security presence has been increased this year, due to two bombs that were detonated at the finish line last year, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others.

    (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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    Runners get ready to run the Boston Marathon in the Boston Commons on April 21, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. Today marks the 118th Boston Marathon; security presence has been increased this year, due to two bombs that were detonated at the finish line last year, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others.

    (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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    Runners get ready to run the Boston Marathon in the Boston Commons on April 21, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. Today marks the 118th Boston Marathon; security presence has been increased this year, due to two bombs that were detonated at the finish line last year, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others.

    (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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    A couple huddles while waiting to load a bus to take them to the start of the Boston Marathon in the Boston Commons on April 21, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. Today marks the 118th Boston Marathon; security presence has been increased this year, due to two bombs that were detonated at the finish line last year, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others.

    (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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    A couple huddles while waiting to load a bus to take them to the start of the Boston Marathon in the Boston Commons on April 21, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. Today marks the 118th Boston Marathon; security presence has been increased this year, due to two bombs that were detonated at the finish line last year, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others.

    (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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    Two runners walk with garbage bags on to keep them warm prior to running the Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. Today marks the 118th Boston Marathon; security presence has been increased this year, due to two bombs that were detonated at the finish line last year, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others.

    (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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    A few people run along Boylston Street near the 26 mile marker prior to the start of the 2014 B.A.A. Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. Today marks the 118th Boston Marathon; security presence has been increased this year, due to two bombs that were detonated at the finish line last year, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others.

    (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
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    Law enforcement officials, media, runners, administrators and volunteers mill about prior to the start of the Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014 in Hopkington, Massachusetts. Today marks the 118th Boston Marathon; security presence has been increased this year, due to two bombs that were detonated at the finish line last year, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others.

    (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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    Massachusetts State Police stand guard prior to the start of the Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014 in Hopkington, Massachusetts. Today marks the 118th Boston Marathon; security presence has been increased this year, due to two bombs that were detonated at the finish line last year, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others.

    (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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    People bow their heads during a moment of silence prior to the start of the Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014 in Hopkington, Massachusetts. Today marks the 118th Boston Marathon; security presence has been increased this year, due to two bombs that were detonated at the finish line last year, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others.

    (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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    The starting line of the Boston Marathon is marked with a sign on April 21, 2014 in Hopkington, Massachusetts. Today marks the 118th Boston Marathon; security presence has been increased this year, due to two bombs that were detonated at the finish line last year, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others.

    (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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    A Military Police officer stands guard prior to the start of the Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014 in Hopkington, Massachusetts. Today marks the 118th Boston Marathon; security presence has been increased this year, due to two bombs that were detonated at the finish line last year, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others.

    (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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    A Military Police officer stands guard prior to the start of the Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014 in Hopkington, Massachusetts. Today marks the 118th Boston Marathon; security presence has been increased this year, due to two bombs that were detonated at the finish line last year, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others.

    (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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    A father carrying his son on his shoulder watches the scene at the starting line of the Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014 in Hopkington, Massachusetts. Today marks the 118th Boston Marathon; security presence has been increased this year, due to two bombs that were detonated at the finish line last year, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others.

    (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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    People bow their heads during a moment of silence prior to the start of the Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014 in Hopkington, Massachusetts. Today marks the 118th Boston Marathon; security presence has been increased this year, due to two bombs that were detonated at the finish line last year, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others.

    (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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    A Military Police officer stands guard in a cemetery prior to the start of the Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014 in Hopkington, Massachusetts. Today marks the 118th Boston Marathon; security presence has been increased this year, due to two bombs that were detonated at the finish line last year, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others.

    (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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    Law enforcement officials, media, runners, administrators and volunteers mill about prior to the start of the Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014 in Hopkington, Massachusetts. Today marks the 118th Boston Marathon; security presence has been increased this year, due to two bombs that were detonated at the finish line last year, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others.

    (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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    A Massachusetts State Police officer stands guard prior to the start of the Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014 in Hopkington, Massachusetts. Today marks the 118th Boston Marathon; security presence has been increased this year, due to two bombs that were detonated at the finish line last year, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others.

    (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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    Two police officers look on from a rooftop near the start area of the 118th Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014 in Hopkinton, Massachusetts.

    (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)
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    The Elite Women's division starts the 118th Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014 in Hopkinton, Massachusetts.

    (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)
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    A spectator has his bag inspected while entering Boylston Street near the finish line prior to the 2014 B.A.A. Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. Today marks the 118th Boston Marathon; security presence has been increased this year, due to two bombs that were detonated at the finish line last year, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others.

    (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
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    In this long exposure photograph, runner's shoes are seen at the beginning of the Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014 in Hopkington, Massachusetts. Today marks the 118th Boston Marathon; security presence has been increased this year, due to two bombs that were detonated at the finish line last year, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others.

    (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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    A runner stretches his legs one last time before running the Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014 in Hopkington, Massachusetts. Today marks the 118th Boston Marathon; security presence has been increased this year, due to two bombs that were detonated at the finish line last year, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others.

    (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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    Runners wait for the start gun at the beginning of the Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014 in Hopkington, Massachusetts. Today marks the 118th Boston Marathon; security presence has been increased this year, due to two bombs that were detonated at the finish line last year, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others.

    (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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    Runners wait for the start gun at the beginning of the Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014 in Hopkington, Massachusetts. Today marks the 118th Boston Marathon; security presence has been increased this year, due to two bombs that were detonated at the finish line last year, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others.

    (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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    A runner bites his nails while waiting for the start gun at the beginning of the Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014 in Hopkington, Massachusetts. Today marks the 118th Boston Marathon; security presence has been increased this year, due to two bombs that were detonated at the finish line last year, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others.

    (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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    A runner gives a high five at the beginning of the Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014 in Hopkington, Massachusetts. Today marks the 118th Boston Marathon; security presence has been increased this year, due to two bombs that were detonated at the finish line last year, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others.

    (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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    Runners place their hands over their hearts during a singing of the National Anthem at the beginning of the Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014 in Hopkington, Massachusetts. Today marks the 118th Boston Marathon; security presence has been increased this year, due to two bombs that were detonated at the finish line last year, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others.

    (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)