Recalling the kindness of strangers at the Boston Marathon bombing

WCU alumna Morgan Turner, a former member of the university’s cross country and track teams, was competing in the 2013 Boston Marathon on Patriots’ Day – Monday, April 15 – when she suddenly found herself immersed in a terror attack as two bombs exploded near the finish line, killing three people and injuring 264.

A resident of Lincolnton, she recently completed her first year of teaching at S. Ray Lowder Elementary School. Read her account of what happened that day in Boston, published in the fall issue of The Magazine of Western Carolina University.