Dayton City School teacher Trish Newsom stands in front of a staging area for the 2013 Boston Marathon before the bombings on Monday. Newsom crossed the finish line 12 minutes before the first explosion.
Published: 3:56 PM, 04/16/2013
Last updated: 4:06 PM, 04/16/2013
Author: John Sprague Source: The Herald-News
The longest moments for Dayton City School teacher Trish
Newsom's day at the Boston Marathon Monday was not the 3 hours she spent running the 26.2 miles
but the 20 minutes she was searching for her husband, Mike, in the aftermath of a series of
explosions that rocked the area around the finish line and marred the scene at America's oldest
marathon. Newsom said that she just passed the finish line and was collecting post-race awards
when the two incendiary devices exploded.
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