From Victim to Survivor to Hero: Community Support & Love, Positive Outlook & Acceptance make all the Difference.
Heather Abbott lost her leg in the Boston Bombing. Here’s her moving, inspiring news conference.
“You can’t sit there and say ‘What if?’ …This is the situation I’m faced with. It’s not gonna change, so for me to dwell in the negative is sort of a waste of time to me.”
This woman is an example of the best of America—transforming victimhood and tragedy into heroism and gratitude.
With thanks to our friends at Shambhala Sun, namely Rod, for his commentary and heads up on this inspirational woman.
Boston Bombings Victim Heather Abbott Talks About What She Went ThroughBoston Marathon bombing victim Heather Abbott said on Thursday that she was fortunate to survive the blast that mangled her left foot.
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