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2016 Boston Marathon, Mile 12: The Story of Rosie Ruiz

Special | 3m 32s

In 1980, Rosie Ruiz shocked everyone when she was the first woman to cross the finish line at the Boston Marathon. The thing is, she didn’t actually run the race. A skeptical Kathrine Switzer interviews Ruiz in this archival footage.

Aired: 04/03/16

Rating: NR

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