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Boston Bombing Survivor Will Run In Marathon Again With Her New Prosthetic Leg

On April 15th, 2013, the Tsarnaev brothers set off a homemade bomb at the Boston Marathon that wound up killing 3 and wounding more than 260 runners and spectators. One of them, Rebekah Gregory, had to undergo 35 operations and lose her leg as a result of the atrocity – but that hasn’t stopped her from running.

Today, she will run the last 3.5 miles (5.6km) with her brand-new prosthetic leg, which she has affectionately named Felicia. If the purpose of a terrorist attack is to instill fear, Gregory is proof that the Tsarnaev brothers have failed miserably.

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Rebekah Gregory lost her leg and was fighting for her life after the Boston marathon bombing

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After 35 operations and one leg amputation, she’s refused to give up

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“Two years ago, I was lying on the pavement, fighting for my life. One year ago, I was being pushed in a wheelchair across the finish line when we did the 1K Tribute”

Starting my new year off on a new leg!!!!! 2015 you’re mine!!!!!!!

A video posted by Rebekah Gregory (@rebekahbstrong) on

Today, she will run the last 3.5 miles (5.6km) with her brand-new prosthetic leg

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She affectionately calls her prosthetic leg ‘Felicia’

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Her determination is proof that the Tsarnaev brothers failed to achieve their goals

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