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Thousands run final mile of Boston Marathon as memorial

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Thousands of runners and their supporters took to the streets of Boston to complete last month's marathon that many were forced to abandon after bombs exploded near the finish line. 

Law enforcement officials hold a moment of silence near the Boston Marathon finish line on April 22, 2013 in Boston. Thousands of runners and their supporters took to the streets of Boston to finish the marathon many started a month ago -- but were forced to abandon after bombs exploded near the finish line, US media reported.

A pack of runners carried three US flags and one Chinese flag while raising their arms defiantly as their feet pounded rain-drizzled pavement.

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