In Abilene, one woman is remembering being in Boston when the tragedy took place. Belinda Southall ran the marathon for the first time last year and had trained for it for six months.
It wasn't until one hour after she completed the course when she learned that a bomb went off near the finish line. By the time the bomb exploded, Southall was already in her hotel room.
Her husband was near the finish line waiting, and she says she thanks God everyday she finished the race as fast as she did.
Although she will not be running in the Boston Marathon this year, the bombing has not stopped her. She says if anything, its made her determined to run more marathons.