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Among injured, anger fades to fear of future

Behind Michelle Connolly’s right eye sat a pellet, thrust there by a bomb at Monday’s Marathon. It singed nerves as it traveled through her orbital socket and came to rest on a cluster of muscles. She just wanted it out.

“I don’t want any part of that evil that hurt so many people inside of me,” the 52-year-old South Boston grandmother said the day before the pea-sized shrapnel was surgically removed.

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