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Local runner shares tragic memories from last year's Boston Marathon, looks ahead to Monday's race

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People photograph a banner reading "Boston Strong" as it hangs at Rowes Wharf on the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Boston. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)
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The two bombs that went off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon last year took the lives of three people and injured hundreds more. It also changed the city of Boston and the country as a whole.

But for one runner, while the tragic events of last year's Boston Marathon bombings may have kept her from crossing the finish line, it won't keep her from getting to the start line to try again this year.

Jennifer Hartman joined us in studio before heading to Boston to run in Monday's big race.