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Desiree Linden wins the Boston Marathon after waiting for her friend to use the bathroom during the race

L.A. Times Monday, 16 April 2018
Desiree Linden displayed good sportsmanship during the Boston Marathon on Monday — and that ended up helping her to become the first American woman to win the race since 1985.

Linden said that during the first half of the race, she wasn’t feeling so hot in the cold, wet and windy weather. Unsure...
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Desiree Linden splashed her way through icy rain and a near-gale headwind to a Boston Marathon victory on Monday, the first American woman to win the race since 1985.

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