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Bombing victim Heather Abbott spoke with her surgeon, Dr. Eric Bluman, at a Brigham and Women's Hospital press conference about her decision to amputate below the knee.
“It certainly was a difficult decision, but when I weighed the pros and cons, I think this was the best option for me,” she said.
In Boston, people continued to remember the victims, leaving messages at a memorial.
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Meanwhile, the FBI's investigation into the bombings spread to the Crapo Hill Waste Facility in New Bedford.