Rosie Ruis, Reporter, Boston discussed on Parcast Presents

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Or leases life however remained turbulent Ruiz's relationship with her husband Echo Vivas was rocky. The two of them fought constantly as later blamed their marital problems solely on political differences CI was liberal and he was conservative though. There were likely other issues at play. Their marriage disintegrated over the course of the next two years. In August of one thousand nine hundred five they separated and rees moved to West Palm Beach to live with their mother. Teresa's tendency to get into trouble followed her to her new home getting her into conflict with multiple landlords three of whom sued to evict her for breaking her lease. She bounced through a series of jobs working as a public notary and later. Starting your own cleaning service with two other women. Business only lasted a couple of years. But release of course managed to take full advantage of every perk. She could she even managed to live rent free at a palm beach cottage in exchange or cleaning services in one thousand nine hundred eighty eight thirty five year old. Rosie Ruis got a job at the laboratory corporation of America as a client representative there. She met a woman named Margarita. Alvarez by the early nineteen nineties the two of them became romantically involved in nineteen ninety-three forty year old ruis moved into Elvis's house into quest to Florida by the mid Nineties Rosie. Ruiz found some stability in her life. In lab core and INTO CUESTA. She finally managed to stay in one place after a lifetime of constant turbulence. She raised three sons with Margarita and beyond a handful of traffic violations remained. Mostly out of trouble. We kept her Boston Marathon medal in storage because looking at it made her melancholic still every year. In mid April. She watched the race route. The two decades following the Nineteen Eighty Boston marathon countless journalists attempted to find Ruis but none were successful in getting an interview. She kept her married name even after her divorce from it grow vivas making it easier for her to stay hidden in nineteen ninety eight a reporter from the Palm Beach Post finally managed to track her down by talking to co workers at Labcorp when Ruis heard about the reporter she finally broke her silence including telling her co workers that she was indeed the famous Rosie Ruiz even with her secret out ruis remained careful about how she interacted with reporter. She refused to meet them in person and only confirmed her identity by dropping off a reason photo at a public location or the reporter to pick up later when the reporter finally made contact over the phone rees was ready to tell her side of the story. After eighteen years as it turned out her story hadn't changed. She still claimed that she'd run the whole race and deserve the medal or we blame the entire controversy on politics. She said the race organizers and fans wanted the favorites like Jacqueline Gero to win disqualified her because they embarrassed that an amateur beat them. She also claimed that her later legal issues were the result of misunderstandings and bad luck. According to Ruis her cocaine dealing arrest was the result of being in the wrong place at the wrong time in a type statement there were we sent to the reporter after the interview or we promised that she would run again this time. She vowed there would be no mistake about her abilities. After the interview in Nineteen Ninety Eight Rosie. Ruiz successfully slipped back into anonymity. She refused to talk to anyone else about her past. She never did run again. Rosie died on July eighth. Two Thousand Nineteen after ten year battle with cancer or death was only reported on after journalists recognized. Her photo in a digital obituary published quietly on the Internet. The obituary made no reference to her maiden name nor to her brief running career in the decades since the nineteen eighty Boston marathon. Jacqueline Guiraud developed empathy for the struggles that we went through and ultimately forgave her after his death Garo posted a facebook tribute calling her a great woman. Who made some mistakes? She thinks that the entire saga of Rosie. Ruiz makes good lesson. That cheating will never give you satisfaction and that it's also simply.

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