A few weeks ago, we republished an article from 1976 in which Franklin resident Jack Fultz won the prestigious Boston Marathon. While I expected the story would jog the memories of some people, I certainly didn't expect the overwhelming amount of emails, text messages and phone calls from people who had absolutely no clue that an area runner had actually won the world's premier marathon.

When I relayed to Fultz about the massive response to his historic event, the unflappable 71-year-old replied, "I'm not surprised that few in the area even know," he began. "It was a long time ago."

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