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Marathon icon Dick Hoyt dies, 80

WBZ reports the death of Dick Hoyt, who would push his son Rick in a wheelchair during the Boston Marathon for years.

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I’m sure he was heartbroken the marathon was canceled.

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These guys did triathlons with Dick pulling Rick in a rowboat.
They did a bike ride across the USA.

I've watched the Marathon at various places along the course and always got a bit emotional when the Hoyts went by.

RIP Dick.

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a great featurette on the Hoyts from a few years back:

https://vimeo.com/62939403

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My bike ride today took me thru Hopkinton center where this statue at the Center School is.

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Edit: fixed junk with help from swrrly

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Select "filtered html" when you post.

You can do this now using the edit function.

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The best of us.

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