Silva – Steve

Proud to Accept the Invitation – Steve Silva (April 21, 2014)

Posted on Jan 3, 2016 in 2014, M 50 - 54, Massachusetts, Silva - Steve

Proud to Accept the Invitation – Steve Silva (April 21, 2014)

At 2:49 p.m. on April 15, 2013, I was recording video from the Boston Marathon finish line on Boylston Street, ten yards away from where the first bomb went off. I was trying to get a lot of those first-time marathoners and charity runners coming across. People who aren’t used to running that race let out a lot of emotion on the finish line. You never know what you’re going to see, people doing cartwheels or all sorts of things on the finish line. In an instant, jubilation turned to terror. One year later I crossed the same finish line as a runner in the 2014 Boston Marathon, after being...

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