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An EMT, A volunteer, and A spectator in a cowboy hat. – Heroes of the Boston Marathon bombing

  Moments after bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon, these three helped rescue a man whose legs were blown off, a scene captured in an Associated Press photo. That man, Jeff Bauman, was lauded as a hero himself when he gave authorities a description that helped them track down two suspects. A year later, the

Pain, triumph mark Boston Marathon survivor’s year

 The year since Jeff Bauman was pushed in a wheelchair from the Boston Marathon, his legs ravaged and his face ashen, has been marked by pain and difficulty but also by triumphs: He’s learned to walk on new prosthetic legs, he’s gotten engaged and he’s an expectant father. Bauman became one of the most recognizable