Berry – Kent

Drawing Life-long Strength from Boston – Kent Berry (April 16, 1973)

Posted on Mar 8, 2016 in 1973, Berry - Kent, M 18 - 34, Texas

Drawing Life-long Strength from Boston – Kent Berry (April 16, 1973)

As I recollect my memories of the Boston Marathon and how I came to run it, it is much like writing my own obituary, because it rises to the top, like the perfect foam on a Guinness beer. That is to say, with great joy, comfort and humor, this race helped shape the person I became. My experience running Boston has played an enduring role through both the difficult times and the brilliant times of celebration. My personal story includes my parents getting a divorce, which left me without a support system. So in my senior year of high school, I enlisted in the United States Marine Corps, which...

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