How Boston survivors are staying strong 5 years after the marathon attack

It’s been five years since twin blasts near the Boston Marathon’s finish line changed thousands of lives forever.

Rebekah Gregory

We were given a second chance at life that other people, unfortunately, didn’t get that day and that’s a huge responsibility — Rebekah Gregory

Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes

Hopefully we’ve paved a trail here, and we’re hoping other people will come in and help fill the gaps — Jessica Kensky

Roseann Sdoia 

Although all of us amputees were injured on the same day, in the same way, we’ve all had different journeys — Roseann Sdoia

Dave Fortier

People don’t realize that after these things happen, the injuries go on and on and on — Dave Fortier

  • This article originally appeared on HuffPost.

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