Watch: Runners give amazing, spontaneous tribute to 95-year-old veteran

Posted by Gary Dzen, Boston.com Staff  March 5, 2014 09:19 AM

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As hardened veteran journalists, we don't often get goosebumps here at Boston.com, but this video caused some eyes to well up in the newsroom. San Diego Mercury News reporter Julia Prodis Sulek captured the scene as 95-year-old Joe Bell, a World War II veteran, was greeted by runners during the 408k road race benefiting the Pat Tillman Foundation. One runner came over to shake Bell's hand, and many more followed.

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