By Hillel Bromberg (reprinted from Newton Neighbors: pdf).
The thread that connects the Prior family’s activities – indeed, their whole life – has to be running. Running marathons, running track and field, running businesses, running around in other countries. If there is a way to run, the Priors will find it.
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In Light at the End of the Tunnel (read now if you haven’t yet), I described the challenge my doctor faced as I lay on a continuous x-ray machine in a space-age operating room at the Brigham on Friday, June 15. A cholesterol plaque had ruptured in my right coronary artery five days earlier at the finish line of the Light at the End of the Tunnel Marathon. The resulting clotting triggered by the rupture had resulted in an undetected myocardial infarction (a heart attack).
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At 7 AM on Sunday, June 9th, I set out on what would prove to be the prophetically-named Light at the End of the Tunnel Marathon. By the end of the day, I would be a Boston Marathon qualifier and a heart attack survivor.
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