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Boston Marathon bombing survivor is definitely no victim

• Rebekah Gregory tells her inspiring story at the Steamboat Institute Freedom Conference


September 13, 2017

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Rebekah Gregory was a guest speaker at the Steamboat Institute Freedom Conference. She signed copies of her book, "Taking My Life Back: My Story of Faith, Determination, and Surviving the Boston Marathon Bombing." She signed a copy of her book for Newsgram reporter Yvonne Miller who attended the conference.

(Editor's Note: Jennifer Schubert-Akin is a 1975 graduate of Burlington High School. She is co-founder and CEO of the Steamboat Institute in Colorado. At the recent SI Freedom Conference, Rebekah Gregory was the closing luncheon speaker. She told of her experience of being blown up yet surviving one of the blasts at the Boston Marathon bombing. Readers may remember reading that Schubert-Akin crossed the finish line that year about five minutes before the bombs exploded. She's now run the Boston Marathon 23 consecutive times. Schubert-Akin invited Gregory to speak. A true survivor, Gregory i...

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