My Turn: American Spirit - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

My Turn: American Spirit

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The Boston Marathon is a famous race whose participants show the discipline and determination to run 26.2 miles.

The finish line is a place of celebration for those who finish, winning is not near as important as finishing. Two brothers so full of hate set off homemade bombs at the finish line with only one purpose, to kill or maim as many people as they can.

What kind of a cowardly religious doctrine would kill and injure the innocent? Americans quickly unite when confronted by this kind of evil. They may have succeeded in wreaking havoc in Boston, but they failed miserably in underestimating the American Spirit.

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