Zuelke – Tim

“Residents came out of their houses with food and water, offering any kind of aid they could.” – Tim Zuelke (April 15, 2013)

Posted on Apr 15, 2013 in 2013, Alabama, M 50 - 54, Zuelke - Tim

“Residents came out of their houses with food and water, offering any kind of aid they could.” – Tim Zuelke (April 15, 2013)

I am not sure I can put into words what we are feeling and what yesterday, April 15th, 2013, was like, but I will try. I was at the front of the group of runners police stopped within half a mile of the finish line soon after the bombs went off. Officials held us there for about 40 minutes. We did not know what was happening and many of the runners started to suffer from the effects of stopping without water or medical aid, myself included. Finally the officers realized that 2,000 people standing in such a small area was also a possible target. We were told to disperse, which was not easy to...

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