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How to help Boston amputees featured on Rock Center

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Celeste Corcoran

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Celeste Corcoran: Both Celeste and her teenage daughter, were severely injured. Celeste, 47, was injured when the first bomb went off and as a result, lost both of her legs. 

"I just want to be able to regain my independence and not have to rely on everyone to do everything for me," she said.

To learn more about how to help her in her recovery, click here.

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Mery Daniel

Mery Daniel: The 31-year-old mom of a five-year-old daughter lost her left leg and part of her right leg in the blast.

"I miss being able to play with my daughter as well and going up and around and running errands and doing what women do," said Daniel of her injuries.

To learn more about how to help her in her recovery, click here.

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Erika Brannock

Erika Brannock: The Maryland pre-school teacher, was with her sister and brother-in-law cheering on her mother in the Boston Marathon when the first explosion went off.

Brannock, 29, had to have her left leg amputated above the knee and suffered broken bones in her right leg.

"I really miss playing with the kids that are in my class that I teach because they're just so innocent and they bring such joy to  my life," Brannock said.

To learn more about how to help her in her recovery, click here.

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Heather Abbott

Heather Abbott: The 38-year-old Rhode Island native injured her right foot in the explosion, causing a below-the-knee amputation.

Abbott used to love running around her Newport hometown.

"Although it is unfortunate, my life will go on," said Abbott of her determination to recover.

To learn more about how to help her in her recovery, click here.

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Roseann Sdoia

Roseann Sdoia: The Bostonian was injured when the second bomb exploded.
She had an above-the-knee amputation. 

"I have all intentions of returning to my normal life and activities that I did prior to the bombing," Sdoia said.

To learn more about how to help her in her recovery, click here.

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Adrianne Haslet-Davis

 

Adrianne Haslet-Davis:

The 32-year-old dance instructor had to have her left leg amputated.  Both she and her husband, a Marine and veteran of the war in Afghanistan, were injured in the blasts.

"I miss dancing the most since my injury.  I wish I could get up and dance right now and still do it 40 hours a week," she said.

To learn more about how to help her in her recovery, click here.

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Marc Fucarile

Marc Fucarile: The 34-year-old father of a young son was featured in an earlier episode of Rock Center. Fucarile recently moved to Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital.

The Boston Red Sox fan lost a leg and his body is still littered with shrapnel from the explosions.

To learn more about how to help him in his recovery, click here.