Scanlon – Barry

Barry Scanlon – [Excerpt] Joy in the Journey Back to Normalcy (April 21, 2014)

Posted on Apr 24, 2014 in 2014, M 45 - 49, Massachusetts, Scanlon - Barry

Barry Scanlon – [Excerpt] Joy in the Journey Back to Normalcy (April 21, 2014)

Boston strong? Absolutely. Boston loud? Hell, yeah. On a day when the finish line at the Boston Marathon was reclaimed, normalcy made a triumphant return during the 26.2-mile journey from Hopkinton to Boston… It was evident as we pulled into Hopkinton this would not be just another Patriot’s Day. Buses were everywhere. Cars were everywhere. It seemed like the eyes of the world were on the tiny town west of Boston… The roar of the crowd as we began is something I’ll never forget. This wasn’t a road race — albeit a world-famous one — this was a community event. Spectators lined...

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