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Double amputee Marine Lance Cpl. Michael Boucher.  
   

Double amputee Marine Lance Cpl. Michael Boucher.

Marine Lance Corporal Michael Boucher was injured in an IED blast in June in Afghanistan. He was part of a 3-person team headed toward the start of the MCM where he was placed into his hand-cycle shortly before the race began. Had our team been in place with the other hand-cyclists, all three of them would have landed right in front of us.
Marine Corps Marathon 2011

October 30th 2011
Today was the 36th annual Marine Corps Marathon and my sixth and final marathon of the year. With D.C. being at sea level one would think running this race would be a piece of cake after running four of my marathons this summer between 4,500 and 10,000 foot elevation. Nothing could be further from the truth. It was a tough race with temperatures at the start near freezing. Though dry, it was b ... read more
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American Flag Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
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