The road ahead for many Boston Marathon bombing survivors has been marked by recovery, resilience, and renaissance.
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.
Emotional tributes marked the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings Tuesday, honoring the three people who died, the more than 260 people who were injured, and the first responders, doctors and nurses who helped them.
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.