Interviews by John Brant, Charles Butler, Caleb Daniloff, Scott Douglas, Christine Fennessy, Caitlin Giddings, Megan Hetzel, Jon Marcus, Katie Neitz, Clara Silverstein, and Nick Weldon
PHOTOS: Dear World, Boston Marathon
Ellen Hunger Gans
30, writer, Edina, Minn. Was stopped near mile 25. Will return to run this year (guaranteed entry as a nonfinisher).
"I was 12 weeks pregnant at the marathon last year [with her first child]. In fact, when I was in Boston, I didn't know I was going to have a son, and now that I have one, it's impossible not to think of that little boy, Martin Richard. I have a new perspective of his parents' loss, not that I can begin toRead More »from Boston Strong Stories, One Year Later