In Boston, a City Takes Back Its Race - and Spirit

One year after the tragedy, joy prevailed at the Boston Marathon, even if the pain can never really be left behind.

BOSTON — With a million spectators’ thunderous whoops and whistles cheering 36,000 runners up winding slopes and past red-brick buildings, Boston moved from grief to triumph on marathon day Monday. It was the kind of emotional shift that Israelis go through every spring as Memorial Day merges into Independence Day.