"First American Man To Win The Boston Marathon Since 1983" Is Actually An Ethiopian Refugee
April 21, 2014, 06:38 PM
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Meb Keflezighi, racing in HoustonReports CNN: "American man wins Boston Marathon":

The first American man to win the Boston Marathon since 1983 crossed the finish line Monday, triumphant in a storied race that has become a national symbol of resiliency and determination.

 

Meb Keflezighi,38, won the men's division with an official time of 2:08:37, according to the Boston Marathon's Facebook page.

Except that he's not really an American. He's an Ethiopian refugee.