Lukman Faily, Iraqi Ambassador To U.S., To Run Boston Marathon

BOSTON — The Iraqi ambassador to the U.S. is among the nearly 36,000 runners setting their sights on Boylston Street come Monday.

Ambassador Lukman Faily will be running his third marathon — his first Boston Marathon — and he joins Morning Edition from NPR studios in Washington D.C., to talk about why these 26.2 miles hold special meaning for him.

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