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FIRST LOOK: See our post-Boston cover and learn how it came to be

We also experimented with two other cover concepts using images we’d already shot and had in-house. One of my favorite pieces in this issue is Writer-at-Large John Brant’s profile of 78-year-old Bill Iffrig, who became a kind of anonymous hero of the Boston attacks after appearing on the cover of Sports Illustrated . In that iconic image, he was photographed from behind, so even though that picture and the video footage of him being knocked to the ground by the blast were seen around the world, few people had ever seen Iffrig’s face. His only recognizable features were his orange singlet and wispy gray hair. We are the only magazine to publish a profile of this remarkable runner, who got up to finish his race, setting the tone for all runners to carry on. We also did a photo shoot with Iffrig at his home outside Seattle, and Ben mocked up a cover (above) with him standing ...

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