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An Ironman triathlete headed out in the Boston snow storm to shovel the Boston Marathon finish line and the image of his action has gone viral.
“I only did it to send a message,” shoveler, Back Bay Social Club bartender and 2013 Ironman Lake Placid finisher Chris Laudani told Boston magazine. “I love the Boston Marathon and everything it stands for, the finish line doesn’t deserve to be covered in snow.
“I think it’s cool that so many people feel the same way, but I saw the word ‘hero’ being tossed around and that I don’t like. I’m no hero, I’m just a nut who loves the marathon. The real heroes are the people who were out there clearing the streets and sidewalks, the [Boston Police Department], and the [Boston Fire Department] who risk their lives every day to keep people safe.”
Read more: Bostonmagazine.com