Schedule saved Granbury artist from blasts

April 17, 2013

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Mike Tabor watched in horror Monday as bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

Fortunately, for he and his wife Suzy, they were watching on TV. Were it not for an adjustment in schedule, they would have been near the explosion.

The Tabors were in Boston last week at the mayor’s reception for the unveiling of a sculpture he created to commemorate Dick and Rick Hoyt’s 30th year participating in the Boston Marathon. It is one of numerous marathon and iron man events in which the father (Dick) pushes his wheelchair-bound son (Rick), an occurrence that has made the duo world-famous.


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