BOSTON (CBS) – Injured veterans are in Boston to visit victims of the marathon bombings.
The veterans are amputees and spent time at four Boston hospitals over the weekend.READ MORE: Rachael Rollins Nominated To Be U.S. Attorney For Massachusetts
They met with about a dozen people who have lost one or both legs from the marathon blasts.
“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.READ MORE: Pilot Program For Free MBTA Rides On Route 28 To Begin August 29
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: Massachusetts Gas Prices Remain Above $3 Per Gallon; 'Could Be Less Expensive In August'
“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.