Archiving Angeles (AA): The Marathon

February 29, 2008 at 11:22 am in History

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It took Vietnam Veteran Bob Weiland 74 hours to cross the finish line – 26.2 miles away. He got there using only his arms and his will.

It was the Los Angeles Marathon. The year was 1988.

Photo by Michael Haering, from the Los Angeles Public Library

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