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Boston Marathon Bombing

FIRST LOOK: Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Finds Dream Wedding Dress

Originally posted 12/18/2014 10:00AM

Sure, she's been married since April, but that doesn't mean it's not fun to watch Rebekah Gregory DiMartino shop for her dream wedding dress.

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Boston Marathon Bombing Victim Heads Home After Leg Amputation

Boston Marathon Bombing Victim Heads Home After Leg Amputation

Originally posted 11/23/2014 04:30PM

A woman injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing who had several surgeries before having part of her leg amputated recently was discharged from a rehab facility Saturday – and she has vowed to run the race next year.

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Beloved Boston Mayor Thomas Menino Dies

Thomas Menino, Boston's Longest-Serving Mayor, Dies at 71

Originally posted 10/30/2014 04:40PM

Thomas Menino, whose folksy manner and verbal gaffes belied his shrewd political tactics to govern as Boston's longest-serving mayor and one of its most beloved, died Thursday. He was 71.

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Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects' Sister Faces Judge

Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects' Sister Faces New York Judge

Originally posted 10/01/2014 06:50AM

A sister of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was led away in handcuffs Tuesday after a brief New York court appearance on allegations that she threatened to "put a bomb" on a perceived romantic rival, which her lawyer called "an uncorroborated claim."

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Sister of Boston Bombing Suspect Is Charged in N.Y.C. Bomb Threat

Sister of Boston Bombing Suspect Is Charged in N.Y.C. Bomb Threat

Originally posted 08/28/2014 08:15AM

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's sister was arrested Wednesday on suspicion she threatened to bomb a woman who previously had a romantic relationship with her boyfriend.

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Boston Bombing Survivor Marries His Rehab Nurse

Boston Bombing Survivor Ties the Knot with His Rehab Nurse

Originally posted 08/27/2014 05:25PM

The worst thing to ever happen to James Costello was also the best.

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Boston Bombing Survivor Jeff Bauman Welcomes a Daughter

Jeff Bauman, Boston Bombing Survivor, Welcomes Daughter

Originally posted 07/14/2014 05:30PM

Jeff Bauman, one of the most memorable faces of the Boston Marathon bombings, welcomed a daughter Sunday.

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The Wahlberg Family's Boston Marathon Photo Diary

The Wahlberg Family's Boston Marathon Photo Diary

Originally posted 04/22/2014 05:00PM

#BostonStrong! Donnie leads the clan as they cheer on brother Jim at Monday's race


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American Wins the Boston Marathon for First Time Since 1985

Boston Marathon: American Meb Keflezighi Finishes First

Originally posted 04/21/2014 12:45PM

An American won the Boston Marathon for the first time in decades.

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Soldiers Help Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Run Again

Soldiers Inspire Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor to Run Again

Originally posted 04/20/2014 07:20PM

When the Boston Marathon starting gun goes off Monday, runner Demi Clark will have a group of soldiers to thank as she heads out over the 26-mile course.

Clark says she struggled with post-traumatic stress disorder after becoming the final runner to cross the finish line while bombs exploded and debris rained down around her during the 2013 race.

"So many people around me were hit with shrapnel," recalls Clark, whose left eardrum was blown out by the blast. "I had such massive guilt that I walked away uninjured."

Within months of the blast, the guilt and memories of the victims, the blood and severed limbs she'd seen, took its toll on her. She began seeing a therapist, who diagnosed her with PTSD.

"I wasn't sleeping, and I was anxious whenever I went into public spaces," she recalls. "I just wanted to close the drapes and become a hermit."

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