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Army National Guard 2nd Lt. Gabe Pszonowsky, 35, ran with an American flag from West Market Street to the University of Akron campus and around campus and back as part of Team Red, White and Blue Tuesday to show solidarity for Boston and the country on Tuesday. Akronite Georgie D'Kay took this image of Pszonowsky running east on Market Street east of Wallhaven. The image was posted on Facebook and has since gone viral. (Photo courtesy Georgie D'Kay)
Army National Guard 2nd Lt. Gabe Pszonowsky with the American flag he carried on his 9.2 mile run Tuesday in a photo taken at North Hawkins Metro Park, in Akron. (Ed Suba Jr./Akron Beacon Journal)
Army National Guard 2nd Lt. Gabe Pszonowsky with the American flag he carried on his 9.2 mile run Tuesday in a photo taken at the Hawkins Hill Area of Sand Run Metro Park, in Akron. (Ed Suba Jr./Akron Beacon Journal)
From the porch behind my uncle’s house, I watched my dad shoot a silver handgun at a makeshift target. The series of bullets scattered wood debris as they struck the base of an old oak at the forest’s edge.