For bombing victim, a welcome departure

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

Marathon bombing survivor and amputee Roseann Sdoia hugged firefighter Mike Materia.


Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

Sdoia was released from Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Tuesday.

Roseann Sdoia, who lost part of her right leg in the Marathon bombings, received an embrace from firefighter Mike Materia Tuesday as she departed Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital for her North End home. Materia helped transport her and held tight to her tourniquet after the attacks.