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President Obama visits marathon bombing survivors

When President Obama visited the intensive care unit at Massachusetts General Hospital today, he told survivors of the marathon bombings about the soldiers he has met at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center who lost their legs fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Addressing five marathon survivors, some of whom were connected to tubes and seated in wheelchairs in a conference room, the president said he had seen those veterans slowly regain their mobility, with the help of their doctors and families.

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