Obama calls Boston Marathon winner

April 22, 2014

Meb Keflezighi became the first American to win the Boston Marathon in 38 years, a home country victory made all the more poignant in that it came during the first Boston Marathon run since a pair of bombs were detonated near the finish line in 2013, killing three people.

And Tuesday, Keflezighi's cellphone rang. It was President Obama calling to offer congratulations.

Katie Zezima covers the White House for Post Politics and The Fix.
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