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Injured MBTA officer thanks community

Almost two weeks after MBTA Transit Police Officer Richard Donohue was injured during a shootout with the alleged Boston Marathon bombers, the recovering officer released a statement Wednesday thanking the police and first responders who saved his life and community members who have supported his family.

“I am now awake, moving around, talking, and telling jokes,” Donohue wrote in the statement, “much to my Wife’s dismay.”

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