OJ’s=U20s, J1’s=U18s, J2’s=U16
I don’t think I can handle MY ENTIRE CHILDHOOD BEING MESSED AROUND WITH.
Exactly! How am I supposed to categorize my youth now?!?
Our flight to fact following a disaster can sometimes feel, and can sometimes be, brave, but I think it can also be a way to sever the trauma from our own points of contact with it, to construct a world where real life encircles but does not quite touch the tragedy."
— Brian Phillips, “Death and Information.”
“Yesterday…every runner I know spent the day wandering around in a daze, then either going on an angry run or curling up in the fetal position at 9 pm.” - Erin Gloria Ryan.
That about sums it up. But her words (and others listed below) have started to make me feel slightly better today.
Jezebel: The People Who Watch Marathons by Erin Gloria Ryan.
The Nation: The Boston Marathon: All My Tears, All My Love by Dave Zirin.
Grantland: The Marathon by Charles P. Pierce.
ESPN: Attack will test marathon community by Bonnie D. Ford.
Medium: It’s Ours, And You Can’t Take It Away by Caroline McCarthy
Medium: I Love That Dirty Water by Jared Keller
The Atlantic: You May Leave Boston, but Boston Never Leaves You by Andrew Cohen
Runner’s World: Eyewitness to Bravery, Horror by Peter Sagal
Buzzfeed (yes, actually): 29 Reasons to Love Boston