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Firefighter Bouces Back from Near Death to Run Marathon

Glenn Anderson

Three years ago, Firefighter Matthew Long was expected to die after he was run down by a bus as he biked to work during the city’s transit strike.

Dozens of surgeries and hundreds of hours of therapy later, a determined Long learned how to walk again, one painful step at a time.

His recovery is about to take a stunning leap – one that is 26.2 miles long.

This is the seven-part story of that journey.



Part 2: A “Horrific” Injury >>>


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