Victoria Noe

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Friends in Boston or Elsewhere

Friends in Boston or Elsewhere
Apr 19, 2013 by Victoria Noe
www.espn.go.comLike many people, my plans were derailed Monday by the horrific news coming from the finish line of the Boston Marathon. I don’t know about you, but when a tragedy like this unfolds, I’m glued to the TV. It’s not that I enjoy seeing the shocking images replayed every few minutes. I just want to understand: what’s going on and why. I can’t ignore it, at least not yet.Three are dead and well over 100 injured. So far, at least, I don’t know anyone directly affected. But that’s not a lot of consolation. Most people aren’t directly affected. Except they are.When something unexpected happens, something so jarring, we scramble to explain it. But sometimes answers are slow to...