The first American man to win the Boston Marathon since 1983 crossed the finish line Monday, triumphant in a storied race that has become a national symbol of resiliency and determination. Race officials said Meb Keflezighi, 38, won the men's division, with an official time of 2:08:37.
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Nearly everyone who starts the Boston Marathon completes it. In 2016, around 97% of the starters finished.
"I am black. I am Ethiopian. I am American," author writes
I was born in Ethiopia, raised in Oklahoma and Colorado, and ended up in Brooklyn, New York.