April 22, 2014 at 4:33 PM ET
1. A year after surviving the Boston Marathon bombing, Celeste and Sydney Corcoran crossed this year's finish line in an emotional reunion.
“I did this for every single person who can't run this race for whatever reason,'' Celeste told TODAY. “They don't win. Hate doesn't win. It's always love that wins, and we got our city back."
2. The Corcoran family’s perseverance helped inspire Natalie to push through Monday and finish the race in a time of 3 hours, 34 minutes and 45 seconds.
“It was fantastic,” she told the anchors this morning. “It was such an emotional event and the crowd got us through it — so inspiring.”
3. Meanwhile in the Orange Room, Willie shared TODAY viewers’ eco-friendly tips for Earth Day.
4. And Drew and Jonathan Scott, hosts of HGTV's "Property Brothers," hit the plaza with tips for adding environmentally sustainable products to the home.
And that’s TODAY’s Takeaway!