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Marathon Bombing ‘Hero’ Questioned By FBI, Police At Boston Home
CBS (Boston) ^ | Staff

Posted on 04/18/2013 7:25:45 AM PDT by Opinionatedtoday

BOSTON (CBS) – Nine years ago, Carlos Arredondo gained worldwide attention and sympathy, for being a grieving father who had a heartbreaking reaction to news that his son had been killed in the Iraq war.

Now he lives in Boston, and has found himself in the middle of the marathon bombing story. He is being both praised and questioned at the same time.

Arredondo running toward the blast and helping victims is one of the lasting images of the bombings.

“I had to to stop the bleeding, so I grabbed this sweater,” said Arredondo. “I ripped it apart and wrapped to stop the bleeding on his limbs.”

It was the reaction from the same man, who was once so broken by grief in 2004, that he set himself and a Marine Corps van on fire after hearing that his young son Alex had been killed in Iraq. Years later, his other son committed suicide. On Wednesday, two days after the marathon attack, his story took another twist.

(Excerpt) Read more at boston.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bombing; boston; bostonmarathon; hero; iraq; marathon; peaceactivist; peacenik

1 posted on 04/18/2013 7:25:45 AM PDT by Opinionatedtoday
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To: Opinionatedtoday

Shades of Richard Jewel.


2 posted on 04/18/2013 7:35:33 AM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: penelopesire

Guilty Good Samaritans are not all that uncommon. But this looks more CYA than anything.


3 posted on 04/18/2013 7:37:05 AM PDT by AppyPappy (You never see a massacre at a gun show.)
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To: AppyPappy

CYA = Corner Y’all an Aryan


4 posted on 04/18/2013 7:59:46 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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