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Marathon victim: ‘We’re going to come out of this better’

Jarrod Clowery’s legs and hands were badly burned and, in places, shredded by shrapnel from the second explosion at the Boston Marathon. To distract himself from the pain as he awaited painkillers and treatment in the emergency department of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, he began watching the nurses and doctors working frenetically around him.

“They’re moving seamlessly,” he recounted during a press conference at the hospital Tuesday afternoon. “They know what each other’s thinking ... I’ve never seen, in all the years in New England, Tom Brady put a drive together that is as good as what these people are doing.”

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