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Marathon Memories: Q-and-A with Rhode Island Monthly Editor, Jamie Coelho

The spirit of the Boston Marathon is something that brings joy to so many people around the world, but especially to runners like Jamie who have completed this bucket-list worthy event.

Rhode Island Monthly Editor, Jamie Coelho, ran through eight different cities and towns and was a 2012 finisher. She completed the marathon in just about four and a half hours.

Heather Abbott Gives Back

As Marathon Monday approaches, we share the story of the Newport native and how she is helping other amputees get the prosthetics they need.

Abbott knows what it’s like to lose a limb; she was a spectator the brisk morning in 2013 when the bombs went off at the Boston Marathon. Abbott lost the lower part of her left leg and became one of many whose lives were forever changed. But that didn’t keep her down for long.