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Heather Abbott

Boston Marathon Survivor Donates Prosthetic To Amputee

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 10.19.2015 | Impact

BOSTON (AP) -- Ever since she lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing, Heather Abbott has devoted herself to giving others a leg up. On Monday, she...

Michael McLaughlin

As Boston Marathon Trial Begins, Bombing Survivors Remember The Day That Changed Everything | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 03.03.2015 | Crime

The trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect in the April 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, is scheduled to begin Wednesday. Nearly two years aft...

PHOTOS: Boston Marathon Victim Wears High Heels Again Thanks To New Prosthetic

AP | MICHELLE R. SMITH | Posted 11.08.2013 | Good News

WARWICK, R.I. -- WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — Heather Abbott rarely wore flats before she became one of the many people to lose a leg in the Boston Marathon...

Boston Marathon Victim Ready To Take Huge (And Very Pretty) Step Forward

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 09.12.2013 | Impact

After making the agonizing decision to have her left foot amputated, a spirited Boston Marathon bombing victim is ready to take a beautiful step forwa...

Woman Rescued By NFL Player During Marathon Recalls Details Of Rescue

AP | ALLEN G. BREED | Posted 04.23.2013 | Impact

BOSTON -- As this shocked city observed a moment of silence, Heather Abbott was following through on a difficult decision – allowing doctors to ...

'My Leg Really Hurts, Daddy': Stories Of Those Wounded In Boston Bombing

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.18.2013 | Crime

The twin bombs at the Boston Marathon killed Lu Lingzi, a 23-year-old Boston University student from China; 8-year-old spectator Martin Richard; and 2...