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Many of you here are probably familiar with Dick and Rick Hoyt; while they're based here they compete nationwide. If you're not, Google them for some background, or go to www.teamhoyt.com.
Dick (72 now, I believe) has competed in marathons, triathlons (incl Ironman in Hawaii), and countless other events pushing Rick, swimming with him, and bicycling with Rick.
Their primary sponsor, John Hancock Financial donated a statute which was unveiled just before this week's Boston Marathon. It's near the starting line in Hopkinton if you're ever in the area.
For background, the 2009 Boston Marathon
The 2012 Boston Marathon
The Center School, where the statue is
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