BOSTON (CBS) — It’s been three years since the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings claimed the lives of three people and injured hundreds more, and the survivors are still trying to cope after that tragic day.
The bombings near the marathon finish line on Boylston Street killed 8-year-old Martin Richard, Lingzi Lu and Krystle Campbell on April 15, 2013. Three days later, MIT Police Officer Sean Collier was also killed by the Tsarnaev’s brothers, who were responsible for the blasts.READ MORE: 'He Never Would Tell Us': Gardner Museum Hopeful For New Info After Death Of Connecticut Mobster
On Friday, some of the survivors took to their social media accounts to recall the events of that day and give people an update on their lives.
In a Facebook post, Rebekah Gregory discussed the linger effects of the terrorist attack.
“I would’ve thought by now, this all would have gotten a little easier. It hasn’t,” she said. “Instead we just continue to put on a strong front because there is no other choice. No option to show how deep the impact still runs each and every single day after.”
She added that there have been some positive things as a result of that terrible day.READ MORE: CDC Panel Approves Booster Shots For Elder Americans, But Not Essential Workers
“In some ways it turns out to be a good thing. I do believe speaking from my own experience, that I am a better person now,” she said. “And maybe the scars simply serve as a reminder that most of what we worry about is trivial in comparison.
“For that I am thankful.”
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