In this Sept. 29, 2009 photo, prosthetic legs stand in a a repair room at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Washington, D.C. For those who lost a limb or more in the Boston Marathon,... more 
In this Sept. 29, 2009 photo, prosthetic legs stand in a a repair room at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Washington, D.C. For those who lost a limb or more in the Boston Marathon, Monday, April 15, 2013, was the day their world changed forever. Emilio Morenatti's world changed also, on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009, when during his embed in southern Afghanistan with the U.S. military as a photographer for The Associated Press, which was to have been his last patrol before going home, the eight-wheel armored Stryker vehicle where he was traveling in with U.S. soldiers hit a roadside bomb and flipped over, knocking him unconscious. Morenatti, who lost his leg in the bomb blast, says the strength of the wounded soldiers at Walter Reed helped him a great deal. Even though many of their injuries were so much worse than his, he never heard them complain about pain or withdraw in self-pity. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Emilio Morenatti
Tue, Apr 23, 2013 10:00 AM EDT