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  • Phil Turner: For me, the Boston marathon is more than a race

    Phil Turner: For me, the Boston marathon is more than a race
    The first time I ran the Boston Marathon I wanted to celebrate getting back in shape after an absence from running. Life was stressful and I let myself slip out of shape.
  • Mountain climber Evan Klofach, 79, heads out on his 'last big adventure'

    Mountain climber Evan Klofach, 79, heads out on his 'last big adventure'
    While many retirees devote time to exercising, volunteering and spending time with family, Evan Klofach has managed to squeeze in another activity — visiting majestic mountain ranges. From the Matterhorn in the Swiss Alps to Alpamayo in the...

    Homeless in Philly run to change lives

    Clad in gray sweatpants and sneakers, 62-year-old Frank Taylor waited outside a homeless shelter in Center City shortly before dawn late last week for others who, like him, were taking steps to change their lives. Taylor once called St. John's Hospice...

    Leonard George Getschel III, Smyth executive

    Leonard George Getschel III, Smyth executive
    Leonard George Getschel III, a gemologist and Smyth Jewelers executive who managed its Ellicott City store, ended his life Oct. 19. The Lutherville resident was 37. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Leonard George "Buzz" Getschel Jr. and the former...

    Boston Marathon bombing victim Brannock walks again

    Erika Brannock slides to the edge of her wheelchair. She looks down at a pair of carefully selected gray New Balance athletic shoes. And stands. Her thigh slides deeper into a flexible plastic socket as she shifts her weight from her right leg to a...