Boston Marathon survivor opts to have leg amputated after 18 months of pain

November 10, 2014 9:52 PM

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Boston Marathon survivor opts to have leg amputated after 18 months of pain

After 18 months of pain, and 17 operations, a Texas mom injured in the Boston Marathon bombing has opted to have her leg amputated, saying that it will be a "new beginning."

"Hasta La Vista lefty!!" Rebekah DiMartino wrote on her Facebook page Monday morning, just before she underwent surgery.

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