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WVVA Exclusive: Runner from Lewisburg describes scene in Boston

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Dr. Zainab Shamma, at the beginning of the marathon. Dr. Zainab Shamma, at the beginning of the marathon.
Photo courtesy Dr. Zainab Shamma Photo courtesy Dr. Zainab Shamma

BOSTON, Mass. (WVVA)-- WVVA spoke with Boston Marathon runner Dr. Zainab Shamma.

Dr. Shamma said she could see the police presence as she approached the finish line, which was blocked off when she approached the area where the bombings took place.

Rumors circulated, and she described the confusion she and the other runners were feeling as they tried to make sense of what had happened.

She also mentioned difficulty getting back to her hotel because of heightened security in the area.

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