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Boston Marathon Winner Elected to Kenyan Parliament

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Wesley Korir of Kenya smiles after crossing the finish line to win the men's division of the 116th Boston Marathon in Boston, Massachusetts April 16, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT ATHLETICS) - RTR30TD3

Wesley Korir won the Boston marathon in 2012.

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And he's coming back to Boston next month to try for a second victory.

He's also just won another race — he was elected to the Kenyan Parliament.

Anchor Marco Werman speaks to Korir about his politics and his running.

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