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Boston Bombings Survivor Throws Out First Pitch At Fenway

Story By: Larry Stine

 

 

 
 
 
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  Original Published: 5/14/2013  People are trying different ways to recover after the Boston bombings.   Paula Newton tells us how one woman begins to heal.   Even in Cambridge, the place the Tsarnaev's called home for years, the days are mercifully quiet again.   And more and more, talk of terror gives way to what you would expect here.   How are those Bruins and Red Sox doing?   "The Red Sox at Fenway Park, you know what could be a better tonic for this city now determined to carry on. You know for many victims and their families going to sporting events like this has really been part of their rehabilitation, their recovery," says CNN Reporter Paula Newton.   With undeniable courage, Heather Abbott is back at Fenway Park.   It was a Red Sox game on the day of the marathon that brought her to Boston.   After the game, she was grabbing a bite to eat at the race finish line.   And then where the bombs went off, she lost her left foot.   And so imagine the strength it takes to come back to Fenway and throw out the first pitch.   Abbott is firm, there's no use looking back.   The investigation does continue. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the younger brother, is still recovering in a prison hospital and will likely face more criminal proceedings in the next few days.   Katherine Russell, Tamerlan Tsarnaev's wiidow, has hired a new lawyer with expertise in terror cases.   Investigators still want to question her.   And then there's Tamerlan Tsarnaev. An FBI team is still on the ground in Russia, investigating what contact and influence extremists might have had with him.   "We don't have that evidence but that's the evidence that everyone's looking for, that connection, that link," says Boston Globe Reporter David Filipov.   Filipov is a veteran Boston Globe Reporter who lived in Russia for a decade. He has spent the last month trying to retrace Tsarnaev's path to extremism.   The older brother, he says, clearly went looking for literature and videos about it.   "Now did looking at that convince him that hey, I'm living in a place surrounded by Americans, Americans are killing muslims, therefore I have to go out and kill Americans," says Filipov. "This idea that I'm so radicalized I identify the enemy with these people here, and I'm going to kill them, that's something that rational people have trouble with."   And that's what this city is starting to come to terms with.   As the investigation becomes more complicated, the simple question of why, is almost impossible to answer.
   
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