By Michael Rosenfield, WBZ-TV

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.

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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.

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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.

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“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.