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Boston bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet-Davis dances after losing leg

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According to an article published by WDRB News on March 20, a dancer who lost her leg in the Boston Marathon bombings last April was recently able to dance in public thanks to her bionic leg.

Reports indicate that 33-year-old Adrianne Haslet-Davis performed the rumba during the TED conference in Vancouver on Wednesday. Haslet-Davis reportedly told reporters that she was “always determined to dance again.” She added that she is a “survivor, not a victim.”

Adrianne and her husband were both near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 when two bombs went off. The couple were standing close to where the second blast went off. She suffered shrapnel wounds from the blast, and ended up losing her lower portion of her left leg.

Just weeks after the bombings, Haslet-Davis told the Metro that she remembered everything from the blasts. She said she remembered hearing the first blast and grabbing onto her husband. She also said she remembered thinking: “I know there's never just one,” before the second blast went off.

Adrianne hopes to dance publicly again in the future.

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