Jessica Kensky said that she and her husband each lost a left leg in the attack and that she eventually had to have her other leg amputated as well.
Survivors of the Boston Marathon bombings returned to the finish line a year later.
Jessica Kensky crossed the 2014 Boston Marathon finish line with a time of 2:14:13, good enough for first place in the small field that was the Women’s Handcycle division.
A flash mob at Copley Place included Boston Marathon bombing survivors, nurses and social workers who treated them, their families, friends and supporters.
Jessica and her husband, Patrick Downes, were newlyweds at the time of the Boston Marathon bombings. Both lost their left legs in the attack.