WBUR News WBUR News

Support the news

In Memoir, Marathon Bombing Survivor Sdoia Describes Love And Public Speaking In Recovery06:46
Download

Play
Shores Salter, Shana Cottone, Roseann Sdoia and Mike Materia at UMass Lowell hockey game 2014. (Courtesy Sdoia)
Shores Salter, Shana Cottone, Roseann Sdoia and Mike Materia at UMass Lowell hockey game 2014. (Courtesy Sdoia)
This article is more than 3 years old.

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Roseann Sdoia lost her right leg while cheering for two of her friends near the finish line.

She has written a memoir about her experience: "Perfect Strangers: Friendship, Strength, And Recovery After Boston's Worst Day."

She's also planning to marry the firefighter who came to her rescue, Mike Materia. And her other rescuers have become family.

Sdoia joined WBUR to speak about her life and remember the bombing.

This segment aired on April 14, 2017.

Bob Oakes Twitter Host, Morning Edition
Bob Oakes has been WBUR's Morning Edition anchor since 1992.

More…

+Join the discussion
TwitterfacebookEmail

Support the news