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MS hasn't kept him out of his seat in the boat

Ian Finn (left) and teammate Mike McKeon prepare for launch prior to a practice race at the Bellegarde Boathouse in Lowell. Ian Finn (left) and teammate Mike McKeon prepare for launch prior to a practice race at the Bellegarde Boathouse in Lowell. (PHOTO BY ZARA TZANEV FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)
By Justin A. Rice
Globe Correspondent / October 19, 2008

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Every competitive rower is more than familiar with the burning sensation that rips through their muscles with every stroke. Not every rower, however, can cope with that anguish by recalling excruciating pain of a different kind. (Full article: 850 words)

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