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Sunday, April 21, 2013

Boston bombing amputees face tough, costly recovery

Tammy Duckworth, who lost both legs when her helicopter was shot down over Iraq in 2004, has since run in three marathons, earned a new pilot’s license and won a seat representing Illinois in Congress. “Recovery is not a smooth process,” she said. “... You have to find a new normal.”