“I turned around and I saw this one gentleman laying on the ground and debris flying around,” he said. “We started to walk away in the other direction from the explosion and it turns out we were walking right towards the second explosion.”
Benjamin said his family had set up a meeting place in a hotel.
“Texting is amazing. We knew almost instantly that they were there and that they were OK. They told us to meet us there,” he said.
Benjamin said he’s grateful his family is OK and was only separated for a few minutes.
“We are sad for the people that are injured and also sad for the future marathon and sports crowds in general,” he said. “What can you do to stop something like that?”
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