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A child’s gift erases a gulf

Sophie Orange lives in ­England, across the street from a wonderful gastropub called the Kings Arms, in a beautiful village called ­Lockerley, in a place that looks like the set for one of those PBS miniseries.

Sophie was 3,220 miles away from the finish line of the Boston Marathon when the bombs went off, but she felt closer. “I saw it on the television,” she said. “It was terrible.”

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