By Eric Moskowitz | The Boston Globe | bostonglobe.com | April 23, 2013
Looking up from her hospital bed through tears, she is at first morose and mournful, six days after losing both of her legs below the knee.
"I can't do anything right now," Celeste Corcoran says, voice sodden.
That is why the two Marines are here: Between them, they lost three legs and part of a hand in Afghanistan in separate bomb blasts in 2010, their agony then just as unimaginable, their futures just as uncertain.
But the Marines brim with vitality now -- smiling, laughing, living examples of overcoming pain and loss like this, standing before Corcoran atop artificial legs purposefully exposed beneath shorts. Read the rest of this entry »