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Tuesday marked the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombing. The frantic incident left people severely injured and others emotionally traumatized. Two Charlotte runners say they will make their way to Boston on Monday to run for the victims of the bombing and to support a friend who knew the struggle first hand.

“There’s hundreds of thousands of people there so the first thing on your mind is let me text everyone and make sure they’re ok,” Kelly Filling said.

Kelly and Meghan Fillnow say April 15th changed their life. The identical twins shared the same expression on their face when they heard the news. Their local friend Nicole Gross was in the race, wounded by the explosion.

The twins realized that tragedy can happen when you least expect it, but they refuse to live in fear. They will run in the 2014 Boston Marathon.

“The victims of the Boston bombing that would give anything to run one more step. When that pain is there, I’m going to have in mind to use that as motivation to push me forward,” Kelly Fillnow said.

They plan on running for the people who can’t, dedicating every mile to a victim and staying relentlessly positive. The race is on April 21st.

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