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West Virginia father runs Boston Marathon with daughter


For runners, the Boston Marathon’s “left on Boylston” marks an emotional moment, the culmination of the sport’s pinnacle event. This year, one local father-daughter duo will mark the memory together.

Charleston resident Robert Morgenstern and his daughter Jessie Hogue-Morgenstern are among about 30,000 entrants in this year’s 127th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17.

“I get a little bit emotional thinking about it, because it’s something I’ve wanted to do so long,” Hogue-Morgenstern said, “and I get to do it with my dad. I’m very, very excited to run it with him.”

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