Long after Marathon bombings, survivor loses leg

November 11, 2014 5:07 AM

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Long after Marathon bombings, survivor loses leg

More than a year and a half after the Boston Marathon attack, a 27-year-old Texas woman who was severely injured in the first blast underwent surgery Monday to amputate her left leg below the knee.

Rebekah DiMartino’s decision to amputate came after more than 15 previous operations in Boston and Houston aimed at saving the limb. It made her at least the 17th person to lose a leg as a result of the April 2013 attack, but the first apparently since the life-saving surgeries that immediately foll...

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