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Bill Iffrig is Boston bombings' reluctant icon

<strong>Jerry Brewer | </strong>Bill Iffrig, then 78, of Lake Stevens lies on the ground as police officers react to a second explosion at the finish line of the Boston Marathon in Boston on April 15, 2013. Iffrig isn't keen on rehashing his story of being struck down 20 feet from the marathon finish line.

John Tlumacki / AP file

Jerry Brewer | Bill Iffrig, then 78, of Lake Stevens lies on the ground as police officers react to a second explosion at the finish line of the Boston Marathon in Boston on April 15, 2013. Iffrig isn't keen on rehashing his story of being struck down 20 feet from the marathon finish line.

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