COURTESY OF DESIREE SILVA
The scene near the finish line of the Boston Marathon just about 10 minutes before the first of two explosions that killed at least two people and wounded about two-dozen others on 04/15/2013. Turlock resident Desiree Silva took this photo standing exactly in front of where the first blast occurred, which was across Boylston Stree abotu 50 feet shy of the finish line. This photos shows fans lines up beneath the flags of the countries represented in the race. Silva was there to support friend Julie Lascano or Turlock, who ran the race. After Lascano crossed the finish line, Silva and Lascano's mother, Kathy Martin of Livermore, headed to the family/friends area and were about a block away when the first explosion occurred.
COURTESY OF DESIREE SILVA The scene near the finish line of the Boston Marathon just about 10 minutes before the first of two explosions that killed at least two people and wounded about two-dozen others on 04/15/2013. Turlock resident Desiree Silva took this photo standing exactly in front of where the first blast occurred, which was across Boylston Stree abotu 50 feet shy of the finish line. This photos shows fans lines up beneath the flags of the countries represented in the race. Silva was there to support friend Julie Lascano or Turlock, who ran the race. After Lascano crossed the finish line, Silva and Lascano's mother, Kathy Martin of Livermore, headed to the family/friends area and were about a block away when the first explosion occurred.
COURTESY OF DESIREE SILVA The scene near the finish line of the Boston Marathon just about 10 minutes before the first of two explosions that killed at least two people and wounded about two-dozen others on 04/15/2013. Turlock resident Desiree Silva took this photo standing exactly in front of where the first blast occurred, which was across Boylston Stree abotu 50 feet shy of the finish line. This photos shows fans lines up beneath the flags of the countries represented in the race. Silva was there to support friend Julie Lascano or Turlock, who ran the race. After Lascano crossed the finish line, Silva and Lascano's mother, Kathy Martin of Livermore, headed to the family/friends area and were about a block away when the first explosion occurred.

Jeff Jardine

April 16, 2013 8:55 AM

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