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Boston Marathon victims vow to get better

by | 29th, April 2013

Boston Marathon Victim Vows

AFTER the bombs went off in Boston, the pain began. Rather than focus on the true victims of the murder, we have seen voices raised about female Muslims living in fear of reprisal from white racists. One w riter told us that these women were living in hell , as if Boston were now a fiery home for evil, violent bigots. A few scuffles from idiots were a sign that America was a race riot waiting to happen. But what we’ve seen is understanding and a coming together of humanity.

In “faces of the bombs”, the AP looks at those who lost limbs. People once fit enough to run marathons are now inhibited. If they can carry on and smile, so can we all:

Above and below: Adrianne Haslet, a a professional ballroom dancer injured by one of the bombs that exploded near the Boston Marathon finish line, lifts her bandaged left leg in her bed at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston, Wednesday, April 24, 2013. Haslet, who lost

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