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My Story

On Monday, April 15, 2013, John, Karen, Donny, Matt & Jacob Reis and Andy & Carolyn Johnson were enjoying a great day at the Boston Marathon.  They were at the finish line waiting to see their daughter, Nicole and friends, Sarah & Erin cross. Just prior to their crossing, the unimaginable happened. An explosion that has forever changed our lives.

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karen odom posted a new journal entry, "April 22, 2014".

Today was everything we had hoped for when we came to Boston last year, a year later, a lifetime ago.Boston you deserved today, it was electric. We had the most amazing ... Read more

Dennis Katovsich signed John's Guestbook.

John, Karen & family, you guys are such an inspiration to us all. Dennis Katovsich Read more

Patricia Caldwell signed John's Guestbook.

John and Karen...Welcome back...in a different way, to Boston. I know the city will be forever with you, and here's hoping you can make new memories this year. No matter ... Read more

karen odom posted a new journal entry, "Saturday, April 19".

Hi friends, today has already been an amazing day. John and I walked the BAA Tribute mile surrounded by fellow survivors, first responders and the doctors and medical ... Read more

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Lorraine White signed John's Guestbook.

Welcome "Home" Karen and John....your journey this past year continues to be inspirational.......xoxox, Lorraine from  Framingham Read more

karen odom posted a new journal entry, "Sunday, April 13, 2014".

Hi friends, john and I are here in Boston getting ready for the finish of the One Run which we were honored to have started in Santa Monica California on March 16th. ... Read more

Mike & Sue Morgan signed John's Guestbook.

Keep it up John! All you Odoms are truly an inspiration! From the Morgans aboard the good ship Because - Mike & Suebecausesue@gmail.com Read more

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