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Muslim Woman Runs Boston Marathon To Raise Money For Refugees

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After months of training and fundraising, Rahaf Khatib has crossed the finish line at the Boston Marathon.

The runner, who was the first Muslim woman to wear a headscarf on the cover of an American health or fitness magazine, completed the race in about 5 hours and 13 minutes on Monday, according to unofficial results from the...
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