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Apr 2009
Paralyzed LAPD Officer Bikes In Boston Marathon

Kristina Ripatti, a former LAPD officer who was shot and paralyzed by a robbery suspect in 2006, recently participated in the grueling Boston Marathon.

Since she was seriously wounded in the line of duty, Ripatti has given birth and received a home makeover on national television. Her latest challenge helped raise money for financially challenged students.

To watch footage from the race, click here.

For a WBZ-TV interview with Kristina before the race, click here



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