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The Louis D. Brown Peace Institute is honored to that Newell Lewey ran on our behalf in the 2014 Boston Marathon to raise awareness of the 2014 Mother's Day Walk For Peace.  Newell Lewey is a Native American marathon runner and member of the Passamaquoddy Tribe (part of the Wabanaki Confederation) who resides in Maine.  An elite runner, Newell has participated in over forty marathon races and is a survivor of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings.  He has also participated both as a runner and a coach in "Wings of America" an organization dedicated to benefiting Native youth through athletics.  Newell has served as mentor and coach to Native youth in three Native American Olympic Games (Vancouver, Winnipeg and Denver, CO) and has participated and helped coordinate more than ten Sacred Runs done in an effort to unite the Wabanaki people of the Northeast.  Newell's niece was murdered in 1994 and as a survivor he deeply understands and supports the important work of the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute.  Newell was honored to participate in the 2014 Boston Marathon in memory of his niece and in support of fellow survivors of homicide victims.  Newell ran in this year’s Boston Marathon wearing a singlet with the LDBPI’s 2014 Mother’s Day Walk for Peace logo on the front and the name of his deceased niece, Amy “Rose”, on the back.  We are humbled  that Newell represented the LDBPI on this worldwide stage and deeply are appreciative that he bequeathed his 2014 Boston Marathon medal to the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute.