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Woman now in wheelchair testifies at Boston bombing trial
Woman now in wheelchair testifies at Boston bombing trial

A woman testifying from a wheelchair Monday in the Boston Marathon bombing trial recalled shielding her husband from the sight of his mangled leg, being pushed to the ground by a bystander frantically trying to extinguish the flames on her body and coming to grips with becoming a double amputee. Jessica Kensky said she and her husband, Patrick Downes, each lost a left leg in the 2013 attack. After more than 18 months of surgeries and consultations with doctors around the country, she came to the painful conclusion that her right leg would have to be amputated, too, she said. "I did not want to become a bilateral amputee," Kensky said. "I wanted to paint my toenails, I...

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