Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Livingston native in Boston Marathon, unhurt

Livingston native in Boston Marathon, unhurt, Debbra-Jacobs Robinson, who grew up in Livingston, Calif., was unhurt by explosions at Monday’s Boston Marathon, one of her sisters, Carol Jacobs, reported on Facebook.

Her husband, Dave, was also unhurt.

The Jacobs sisters are both graduates of Livingston High School. They are daughters of the late Manny Jacobs, who owned Kamp’s Department Store on Main Street.

Debbra now lives in San Diego, according to her Facebook profile.

As of this writing, it is not known who is responsible for explosions near the finish line of the marathon.

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone impacted by this incident in Boston, especially the families and loved ones of those injured," U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said in a prepared, emailed statement. "Federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies continue to respond, and at the President’s direction, the Department of Homeland Security is providing any support necessary in this ongoing investigation. We encourage the public to be vigilant, and to listen to direction from state and local officials.”

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