U.S. Marine crosses Boston Marathon finish line in honor of fallen comrades


An inspiring story of perseverance out of Massachusetts

A U.S. Marine pushes through intense pain to cross the Boston Marathon finish line on Monday. 

Micah Herndon crawled on his hands and knees as he finished the race – an endeavor he undertook in honor of his fallen comrades.

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It was a tribute to the memories of three men he knew while he served in Afghanistan – Mark Juarez, Matthew Ballard, and Rupert Hamer.

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