Jan Bolick

Chapel Hillians Escape Tragedy At Boston Marathon

Twenty-two Chapel Hillians and dozens of other Triangle residents were among the competitors in the 2013 Boston Marathon, where a pair of explosions caused multiple fatalities and more than a hundred injuries Monday afternoon. Orange and Chatham County Superior Court Judge Allen Baddour was one of thousands who competed in the Boston Marathon—and fortunately, he says he completed the race and left the area well before the explosions occurred. “We actually learned more about it through the texts and phone calls we got than anything,” he told WCHL on Monday afternoon. “I guess fortunately for us, we were long...

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