April 22, 2014 9:00 PM

EDITORIAL: Boston and nation show strength for 26.2 miles

Monday's 118th running of the Boston Marathon displayed in full measure the resolve and unity meant by "Boston strong." A year after explosions at the finish line killed three people and injured 264 others, an expanded field of more than 35,000 runners included victims and their relatives, first responders, others "personally and profoundly impacted" by the tragedy and nearly 5,000 runners who didn't get to finish in 2013.

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