Around Lowell, Mass., running is almost a form of religion for some. Much of that has to do with the area’s long affinity for the Boston Marathon, and the bombing affected residents deeply.
April 18, 2013 Doris Sonsa lives across the street from the family of a young woman who lost both legs in the bombing at the Boston Marathon. She's lived in the Pawtucketville section of Lowell for 35 years and has known the family for that long. Michele McDonald/For The Washington Post Buy Photo