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Girl Who Lost Brother, Leg in Boston Bombing Inspires

Posted Friday, August 16th 2013 @ 9am  by Matt Cantor, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– The Richard family suffered multiple tragedies at the Boston Marathon: Eight-year-old Martinwas killed in the attack, mom Denise received a head wound, and Jane, 7, lost a leg. But in a Tumblr postyesterday picked up by the New York Times, they show they haven't been beaten. "It is not all heartbreak for our family, as we are making progress on this long, difficult and painful road forward," they write—even if "an hour doesn’t go by that we don’t feel the agony of Martin’s death and the senseless way it came about."

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