Boston Marathon runners carry collapsed man toward finish line

Boston Marathon runners carry collapsed man across finish line

UPDATE: A video surfaced on Deadspin on Tuesday that shows what appears to be the runner eventually crossing the finish line without being carried. He is helped at an earlier portion right before the finish line, but appears to walk across at the end under his own power. See the video here. A previous headline saying he was helped "across" the finish line was incorrect. NESN has more details on the runners involved here.

Runners in the Boston Marathon on Monday afternoon exemplified what it means to be "Boston Strong."

In a special scene captured by the Washington Post's Wesley Lowery, one runner collapsed just shy of the finish line. But instead of moving right past the man, four other runners stopped, picked him up and carried him toward the finish line. Check out the amazing sequence in the photos below:


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