Veteran amputees visit bombing victims at Boston hospitals

By Healio | healio.com | April 23, 2013 A group of amputee veterans visited the victims of the bombings at the Boston Marathon, which killed three and injured more than 175 people, according to the Boston Medical Center Facebook page. “We are happy to report that all of our amputation patients are nearly completed,” Jeffrey…

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Bloomberg: Boston Bombing Victims Start Rehab, Meet Amputee Veterans

By Shannon Pettypiece & Drew Armstrong | Bloomberg | bloomberg.com | April 22, 2013 Patients who lost limbs in the Boston Marathon bombings started using walkers to move around Boston Medical Center, met with amputee veterans and began to prepare for prosthetic legs.

Giving to Boston's victims: How to choose a charity

By Barbara Bogaev | Marketplace | marketplace.org | April 19, 2013 Between the bombing in Boston and the deadly explosion in Texas there are hundreds of Americans still in the hospital, many of them facing large hospital and rehab costs. After tragedies like these, home-grown charities usually pop up immediately to help with expenses. Ken…

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Where to donate to aid Boston Marathon bombing victims

By David Riley | Herald News | heraldnews.com | April 18, 2013 Fundraising to aid the victims of Monday’s Boston Marathon bombing continues to ramp up. Attorney General Martha Coakley’s office has warned people to donate carefully and check out charities to make sure they are legitimate before contributing.

CBS News segment features Semper Fi Fund

In commemoration of the 10 year anniversary of the Iraq invasion, CBS news correspondent David Martin revisited the story of Sergeant Eddie Wright, one of the first Marines helped by the Semper Fi Fund. Eddie, a double amputee, opens up to David about the new battles he is fighting at home, and the challenges he…

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