Saturday, May 20, 2017
Taking My Life Back: My Story of Faith, Determination and Surviving the Boston Marathon Bombing by Rebekah Gregory with Anthony Flacco
Rebekah Gregory writes a very emotional book about surviving the Boston Marathon bombing. Rebekah was watching a friend run the marathon with her young son and another friend. She was standing behind her son when the bomb went off right behind her. She saved her son's life by taking the brunt of the blast. After numerous painful surgeries, she choose to have her left leg amputated. Faced with numerous life challenges, she is forced to move back home and pick up the pieces of her life. Rebekah ends up marrying the friend she went to the marathon with, but soon realizes that was a mistake. Fortunately, with her courage and strong faith in God, her story does have a very happy ending including a successful marriage and a new baby.