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Jeff Bauman Takes his First Steps After Boston Marathon Bombing

JULY 9, 2013  —  By Sara Heddleston  
Sara Heddleston

Sara Heddleston

Sara has been working and writing online for so many years, she's unsure if she is still in corporeal form. She considers herself a jack of all trades, but would prefer it if you would stop calling her "Jack."

Jeff Bauman is probably the most recognized victim of the Boston Marathon bombing, notably because of the gruesome photo of him being wheeled away with his legs blown off. In the days after, he has made remarkable strides both physically and mentally. He has been an incredible inspiration.

[/caption] Not only did he help authorities track down the terrorists behind the attack, but he has since thrown out the first pitch at a Red Sox baseball game. And now he achieved perhaps his most remarkable feat yet - he has taken his first steps with the help of prosthetic legs, countless doctors, and unbelievable perseverance.

[/caption] "You only look forward," Bauman said. "I had a lot to live for before, and I've got a lot to live for now." Source

 

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