A Chilean miner’s inspiring NYC marathon run

Just Saying by Paul Sullivan published in Metro Canada

Let’s see. You just spent 69 days buried under a collapsed mine, so, to unwind, what do you do?

Well, if you’re Edison Pena, you run the 42-kilometre New York City Marathon.

Or in Edison’s case, you hobble along on knees swollen with tendonitis, crossing the finish line in five hours and 40 minutes, waving the Chilean flag and limping to one of your favourite Elvis tunes, Wonder Of You.   … read full story

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