Roupen Bastajian http://ripr.org en RI Trooper Who Aided Bombing Victims: I'm No Hero http://ripr.org/post/ri-trooper-who-aided-bombing-victims-im-no-hero <p>A Rhode Island state trooper who went to the aid of victims of the Boston Marathon bombings is speaking out publicly about his experience for the first time.&nbsp; The trooper rejects any suggestion that he’s a hero.</p><p>Trooper Roupen Bastajian has participated in five marathons. But the April 15<sup>th</sup> Boston Marathon was the first one he completed running all the way. He decided to compete because it was the 117<sup>th</sup> running of the Boston Marathon and 117 is his badge number.</p> Mon, 20 May 2013 19:08:49 +0000 Flo Jonic 15535 at http://ripr.org RI Trooper Who Aided Bombing Victims: I'm No Hero