Adrianne Haslet-Davis

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Woman Who Lost Leg in Marathon Bombing Will Run This Year

Adrianne Haslet-Davis is training for April 18 race

(Newser) - Adrianne Haslet-Davis, who lost most of her left leg in the Boston Marathon bombing, will run the marathon this year. Haslet-Davis, who announced her plans Tuesday, tells she wanted to make sure she was ready "both physically and mentally"—she was not a runner when she... More »

Airline Loses Boston Bombing Survivor's Prosthetic Leg

But Twitter was on it

(Newser) - Adrianne Haslet-Davis has her prosthetic leg back, but not after quite a bit of inconvenience. The Boston Marathon bombing survivor (a professional dancer who lost her leg but didn't let that keep her from dancing ) tweeted Thursday to call out American Airlines: "Hi @AmericanAir u lost my... More »

Woman Who Lost Foot in Boston Bomb Dances Again

Adrianne Haslet-Davis uses high-tech prosthetic at TED conference

(Newser) - Adrianne Haslet-Davis lost her left foot and part of her leg in the Boston Marathon bombings, but the professional dancer vowed afterward that she would dance again. Yesterday she did, at the 2014 TED Conference in Vancouver, reports AP . The 33-year-old took the stage with a partner and twirled about... More »

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