Good is beginning to emerge from the shock, sadness and devastation caused by the Boston Marathon bombings. People who were injured are slowly recovering, and trying to return to a sense of normalcy. Mother and daughter duo Celeste and Sydney Corcoran are part of this collective effort.
Celeste, 47, lost both of her legs below the knee because of the blasts, and her daughter Sydney, 17, suffered near-fatal shrapnel wounds. As they lay recovering in the same hospital room at Boston Medical Center, they received a special and emotional visit from someone who can relate to the debilitating injuries that the women suffered: a United States Marine who lost both of his legs in combat.
He shared his experience with both ladies, offering words of encouragement and expressing how he knows what they're going through. "I'm telling you, with all my heart, you are going to be more independent than you ever were."
The Marine continued, "This is basically the start, you know, this is the newRead More »from Marine’s Inspiring Visit to Boston Marathon Bomb Victims Brings Joy and Encouragement