BOSTON (CBS) – Injured veterans are in Boston to visit victims of the marathon bombings.READ MORE: Onions Linked To Salmonella Outbreak In 37 States, Including Massachusetts, CDC Says
The veterans are amputees and spent time at four Boston hospitals over the weekend.
They met with about a dozen people who have lost one or both legs from the marathon blasts.READ MORE: As Pediatricians Prepare To Give COVID Vaccine To Kids 5-To-11, Some Doctors Say Review The Data First
“It was really a good visit for all of us,” said Josh Sharpe, a member of Semper Fi, an organization that helps raise money for wounded warriors.
Captain Cameron West, a Marine who lost a leg in Afghanistan, said “We felt as amputees compelled to get out here.”
The injured veterans say the patients were very receptive to their visit and are remaining positive.MORE NEWS: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
“It won’t define them as a person,” said West about the injuries. He added that soon all of them will be able to do everything they could before the terror attack.