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BOSTON â âI didnât comprehend what was going on.â
Shelby Krider, 2003 Columbia City High School graduate, was across the street from the first explosion during the Boston Marathon Monday afternoon.
âMy friends and I go to the marathon every year,â Krider said. âWe know a few people who are charity runners, and we were waiting for them to come to the finish line.â
Krider said she was in the stands on Boylston Street, near the finish line, when she heard the blast.
âWhen the first one went off, it sounded like a cannon. It wasnât apparent that it was a bad situation,â Krider said. âI wasnât sure what it was.
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