a year later: remembering the boston marathon bombing

12 seconds, 12 months

April 14, 2104

by Timothy Bella

On April 15, 2013, two bombs went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

Twelve seconds separated the first blast from the second. Al Jazeera asked some of the survivors who crossed the finish line during those 12 seconds how that moment changed their life in the past 12 months.

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