Henry Richard, brother of Martin Richard, finishes Boston Marathon

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Henry Richard, whose younger brother, Martin, died as a result of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings at age 8, finished the Boston Marathon on Monday.

“I’m just so glad I could finally be here,” Henry said, according to NBC’s Boston affiliate. “So much emotion. I know Martin would have been doing it with me… I did it for both of us.”

Meb Keflezighi, the American who won the 2014 Boston Marathon and dedicated the victory to the bombing victims, presented Richard with his finisher medal.

Richard completed the 26.2 miles in 4 hours, 2 minutes, 20 seconds, wearing an MR8 singlet for The Martin Richard Foundation, which works to advance the values of inclusion, kindness, justice and peace.

In 2013, a photo spread across the internet of Martin holding a handmade sign that read, “No more hurting people, peace.”

Martin Richard, Krystle Campbell and Lingzi Lu died as a result of the twin bombings near the Boylston Street finish line during the 2013 Boston Marathon. Three days later, Sean Collier, a policeman, was shot and killed in a confrontation with the attackers.

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