Marine Helps 9-Year-Old Boy Finish Marathon, Runs Alongside Him Until Finish Line

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Thu August 1, 2013

Marine Helps 9-Year-Old Boy Finish Marathon, Runs Alongside Him Until Finish Line

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A marine who helped a nine-year-old boy finish a five kilometre run by dropping back and encouraging him over the finish line, has become an internet sensation after a photo of his endeavors was captured.
A marine who helped a nine-year-old boy finish a five kilometre run by dropping back and encouraging him over the finish line, has become an internet sensation after a photo of his endeavors was captured. Myles Kerr, a Lance Corporal, was on leave in his hometown of Charlevoix, Michigan, when he decided to partake in the run.