"When we're thinking of the Boston Marathon, that's a primary goal," he said. "We could create a 20-yard buffer between the street and the nearest spectator, but it would just so fundamentally change the char of the day, it would be short-sighted."
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Schwartz said the goal for officials is to provide security without smothering the qualities that make the race a cherished tradition.
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