Every person impacted by the Boston Marathon bombing on April 15, 2013, has a story to tell. Some lost loved ones, many experienced serious physical and emotional wounds. All are remarkable, and on their own path to healing. These are some of their stories.
Since losing my left leg, below the knee, in the bombing, I've started a fantastic nonprofit organization that helps amputees to obtain prosthe...
We lost our daughter 2 years ago this March. Victoria McGrath was 23 years old, traveling on vacation with a friend. On their first day away from...
Every morning when I wake, I thank God for the gift of life. Never again will I take it for granted. The enduring legacy of April 15 for me is a re...
It gets a little easier every year but I still feel mournful this time of year. ...
On Behalf of: The Brannock and Gross Family
It’s hard to believe five years have already past since April 15, 2013. My physical wounds have healed and my scars are a constant reminder of the ...
On Behalf of: All My 415 Support Group Friends and Family
After 5 years, my wife, Beth and I are doing great. We became grandparents for the first time on New Years Eve 2017. A whole new chapter opening in...
On 4.15.2013, I survived the Boston Marathon Attack, escaping with a TBI (traumatic brain injury, for which no treatments are covered by insurance,...
I was a 43 year old practicing family physician and marathon runner from Birmingham, Alabama who finished the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 thr...
I'm doing okay now, but there are some days that are harder than others. For me, it has mainly been a mental battle and a struggle to return to 'no...
On Behalf of: Scott Bowman and Cathy Swauger
I am doing fine however, I think about this everyday. ...
Today l and my family continue to walk forward. My daughter, our runner that day 5 years ago, had a baby boy on Marathon Monday two years after the...
In the days following the marathon, I remember distinctly feeling that I would never feel safe again. I couldn't ever shake the feeling that danger...
It's been 5 years now and I finally feel like I am thriving again! It has been a long and tough journey of healing and I am so gra...