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On the phone with us now the runner -- Clark she was running the marathon says she was just crossing the finish line.
As the bomb blast rocked the street.
Debbie how are you or were you safe.
ES -- in our hotel in Boston right now.
So you're crossing the finish line and as you did.
Was part of your thinking that maybe this is part of the patriots day celebration or -- because you would cross and clearly behind you what was your thinking.
I'm -- was -- -- -- -- I literally.
Hit the finish line as it happened and looked at an official who was chasing that way and he had that look.
Of horror on its face and going do -- let's -- right and it just kind of exploded all our eardrums cute though that we were just let the right we knew what -- right.
And -- after that happened.
There are moments after the first blast what did you do and where were you -- the second hit.
I would looking into the -- And -- just carnage I mean something out of a war zone it was people up against senses blood everywhere runners down my last stand and glass and then the other explosion went off my family in the -- -- my two young daughters and my husband and I immediately thought oh my goodness another one to go hawks.
How do I get them out of here -- it the -- And and then another when did.
Yes that and I have a way Hamas but and immediately I -- by eight you know I think it was just a moderate instinct it's what can I do to get my kids out of here.
Because they're they're seven and nine and don't know what to do and that the situation like and what did you do.
I tried my best to get you -- -- hit my husband's a big guy he's 64 Q forty and I thought I was one child under each arm I had just -- them thank you how to fight them from the finished.
And he was making Iranian officials -- trying necessarily to keep bus stops.
The course now despite the status that I've got to go to my family and we didn't hear you stand the -- I'm glad you're all safe.
-- and we're waiting for the news conference to begin.
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