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Last year's bombing hardly ruins Boston Marathon for local doc, son

Aaron Krause • Apr 23, 2014 at 12:07 PM

This year, Norwalk physician Dr. James Kasten had just a fleeting thought at the site of the Boston Marathon.

But the thought about a repeat terrorist attack raced from Kasten's mind -- maybe as fast as some of the 36,000 runners were moving toward the finish line during what Kasten described as a spirited, exhilarating Boston Marathon.

His son —James Kasten Jr., a 2006 Norwalk High School graduate and Ph.D. computer science student at the University of Michigan — high-fived children lining the route.

A story about the performances of both Kastens in the Boston Marathon was published Tuesday in the Norwalk Reflector. So you don't miss stories such as this one, you can subscribe to the Norwalk Reflector to receive home delivery and/or the e-paper, which is a complete digital replica of each issue. For more information, call (419) 668-3771 or click HERE.

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