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Muslims help victims and FBI after bombings

Hours after the Boston Marathon bombings, Boston Medical Center clinical psychologist Dr. Shamaila Khan was holding the hand of a woman who just found out her son’s leg was about to be amputated.

Khan, the hospital’s director for disaster and behavioral health training and a Muslim, told people outside the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center in Roxbury for a vigil Tuesday night how the mother, crying, tried to understand how this could happen to her family, Khan said.

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