05:31 AM EDT 03/19/2015
Originally posted 03/11/2015 03:30PM
As Massachusetts native Uzo Aduba trains for this year's Boston Marathon, the Orange Is the New Black actress says she's relying on a lesson she learned while running the New York City Marathon in 2013 to see her through to the last mile.
"Just keep going," she tells PEOPLE. "That ended up becoming a motto for my life as well, because if you just keep going eventually you're going to hit the finish line."
Aduba, 33, who has garnered Emmy and SAG awards for her gripping portrayal of Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren on the hit Netflix series, also agrees her motto could be applied to the characters serving time on the show.
"Life is going to try and beat you down," says Aduba, who is running on behalf of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. "Whether you're going through hills like Heartbreak Hill [the Boston Marathon's final, legendary incline] or hills like prison sentences, if you keep going the other side of the hill is down. You just have to push through because what's on the other side is glorious."
Originally posted 03/06/2015 12:20PM
His eyes focused, his voice steady, William Richard took the stand on Thursday to testify against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the man accused of murder in the Boston Marathon bombings.
Originally posted 03/05/2015 03:30PM
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Originally posted 01/21/2015 03:45PM
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Originally posted 01/20/2015 06:30PM
A doctor who was shot early Tuesday morning at Brigham and Women's Hospital has died, according to Boston Police.
Originally posted 12/17/2014 06:25PM
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Originally posted 12/12/2014 11:30AM
Crews removed a time capsule dating back to 1795 on Thursday from the granite cornerstone of the Massachusetts Statehouse, where historians believe it was originally placed by Revolutionary War luminaries Samuel Adams and Paul Revere among others.
Originally posted 11/12/2014 07:00AM
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Originally posted 11/03/2014 04:00PM
One of the hosts of National Public Radio's popular Car Talk show has died.
Originally posted 10/30/2014 04:40PM
Thomas Menino, whose folksy manner and verbal gaffes belied his shrewd political tactics to govern as Boston's longest-serving mayor and one of its most beloved, died Thursday. He was 71.
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