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Beyond The Buzzer:
For Ray Allen, the Boston Marathon bombing hit close to home. The former Celtic has a friend who lost a leg Monday and was also close with Krystle Marie Campbell, the 29-year-old who lost her life in the explosion.
According to the Palm Beach Post:
Allen has a family friend who ran the race Monday, and is in intensive care after losing her leg. Another close friend owns a restaurant that was managed by Krystle Marie Campbell, who died in the explosion. The friend’s assistant chef lost a leg also.
“When it happened, I was thinking of all the people I knew that were in the vicinity,” Allen said.
And he knew there would be friends or family affected.
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