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(MetroWest Daily News)   40 blind runners to participate in Boston Marathon. Forty blind runners. That's as many as four tens. That's not so terrible. I SAID, THAT'S NOT SO TERRIBLE   ( divider line
    More: Interesting, Boston Marathon, Olympic Village, runners, marathon  
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2013-03-16 06:57:03 PM  
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Are their shirt tags in braille?

2013-03-16 02:33:38 PM  
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Typically the guides, who are also skilled  marathoners, meet the blind runners only a day or two before the race. They guide them with a short tether and verbal cues.

Soooooo... the real Marathon runners are taking their blind guy for a walk?
2013-03-16 12:15:36 PM  
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Meme mixing, eh?

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/anyway, they are going to have guide midgets or something, right? I mean, it would be cruel to just set 40 blind people loose to wander out into the road and get hit by a car or run off a cliff or something.
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