Stevie Lowery, left, and Sharon “Sam” Bach celebrate as they cross the finish line of the Los Angeles Marathon on March 15.
Anything is possible

Standing on the Santa Monica Pier, proudly wearing my Los Angeles Marathon medal and holding a gigantic chocolate ice cream cone, a woman congratulated me on my accomplishment and then asked me what seemed to be a simple question: “Why did you want to run a marathon?”
I’m rarely short for words, but I honestly wasn’t sure how to answer that question.


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