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2019

May 19, 2019   Stonehill celebrates compassionate class of 2019 (Enterprise News)

May 17, 2019    Fire host inspiring local family in celebration of CNN’s Champions for Change (Chicago Fire)

May 14, 2019   Boston bombing survivor: There are enough amputees in the US to have a voice (CNN)

April 14, 2019  Former Watertown police chief honored for actions following Boston Marathon bombings (WHDH Boston)

April 12, 2019  15 runners who will inspire you this Marathon Monday (Boston.com)

April 8, 2019  Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Roseann Sdoia Runs Her Best Life (Exhale Lifestyle)

April 5, 2019   MIT Football Player Runs Boston Marathon So Others Can Live Life Without Limits (CBS Boston)

 


2018

September 30, 2018    Heather Abbott hosts fundraiser to help Krystle’s Kids (Boston Herald)

September 29, 2018    Heather Abbott Foundation hosts fundraiser for amputees (WHDH Boston)

September 6, 2018  Abbott gets hero’s welcome from Leominster teachers (Leominster Champion)

April 11, 2018  Boston Marathon bombing survivor helping amputees through Heather Abbott Foundation (WHDH Boston)

April 11, 2018  All fired up for the Boston Marathon (The Boston Globe)

April 11, 2018  Stronger After 5: Friends And Family Honor Sean Collier (CBS Boston)

April 9, 2018   Noelle Lambert scores for UMass Lowell (Martha’s Vineyard Times)

 


2017

November 17, 2018  Boston remembers marathon bombing tragedy with a day of giving back (Boston Herald)

November 10, 2017   Walpole native helps marathon bombing survivor’s foundation (Walpole Wicked Local)

October 11, 2017   What It Was Like to Lose My Leg at 19 (Teen Vogue)

September 1, 2017  Lacrosse player makes strides with new prosthetic limb (WTHR)

August 23, 2017  UMass Lowell Lacrosse Player Makes Strides With New Prosthetic Limb (UMass Lowell)

April 18, 2017  Heather Abbott Foundation introduces Helping Hand Award at pre-Boston Marathon brunch (Daily Free Press)

March 27, 2017  Marathon Bombing Survivor’s New Book A True Story Of Friendship (CBS Boston)

February 14, 2017  Boston Marathon bombing survivor helps teen get special prostheses to walk again after car accident (ABC News)

February 14, 2017  19-year-old who lost legs in car accident gets help from Boston Marathon bombing survivor’s foundation (Fox News)

February 13, 2017  Local amputee helped by Boston Bombing survivor (WGN Chicago)

February 13, 2017  19-year-old walking again after losing both his legs (Fox32 Chicago)

 


2016

December 15, 2016  Want To Run The 2016 Boston Marathon With The Heather Abbott Foundation and Team Limb-It-Less?  (The Newport Buzz)

September 6, 2016  Boston Marathon bombing survivor to share her story at Women’s Leadership Council breakfast (Pittsburgh Post Gazette)

August 26, 2016  Annual ‘Newport White Party’ Set to Take Place on Newport Waterfront on Saturday Night (whatsupnewp.com)

August 8, 2016 Five-year-old boy who lost legs in lawnmower accident is now unstoppable (news.com.au)

August 3, 2016  Boy, 5, Who Lost Feet in Lawnmower Accident Gets Running Blades, Thanks to Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor (Inside Edition)

August 1, 2016  Boston Marathon bombing survivor helps amputee, 5, run again (The Today Show)

July 29, 2016   Boston Marathon bombing survivor donates running blades to young Peoria amputee (pjstar.com)

July 24, 2016  Young double amputee receives blade feet thanks to Boston bombing survivor (9news.com.au)

July 11, 2016   Little boy fitted with “blade feet” thanks to Boston bombing survivor (CBS News)

July 10, 2016  Local kid gets new legs thanks to Boston Marathon bombing survivor (WGN Radio)

July 8, 2016  Boston Marathon bombing survivor helps 5-year-old boy run again (ABC Chicago)

July 8, 2016   Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Gives Young Double Amputee in Illinois New Prosthetic Feet (NBC Chicago)

June 21, 2016  Finding strength in normalcy: Local student reflects on life with new prosthetic leg (Port City Daily)

June 8, 2016  UNCW student back from NY after receiving prosthetic leg from Boston bombing survivor (WECT News)

June 8, 2016  Student who received prosthetic leg from Boston bombing survivor looks to pay it forward  (WWAY TV3)

June 7, 2016   Wilmington Woman Receives Prosthetic Leg Thanks To Boston Marathon Survivor  (Wilmington WWAY 3)

June 2, 2016  New prosthetic blade opens ”whole new world’ for Beverly athlete (Boston Herald)

May 13, 2016  George Wein and Heather Abbott to receive honorary doctorates at Providence College commencement (Newport Buzz)

April 15, 2016  Heather Abbott, Who Lost a Leg in the Boston Marathon Bombing, Helps Provide Specialized Prosthetics to Other Amputees (People Magazine)

April 11, 2016  Heather Abbott To Deliver Providence College Commencement Address (Newport Buzz)

 


2015

November 14, 2015  8-Year-Old Girl Gets Prosthetic Leg From Marathon Bombing Survivor (CBS Boston)

October 21, 2015   Boston Bombing Victim Talks Disabilities In Sioux Falls (SDPB Radio)

October 21, 2015  Paying it forward: Boston marathon amputee funds another woman’s artificial leg (The Washington Post)

October 20, 2015  Boston Marathon victim donates prosthetic leg to amputee (USA Today)

October 20, 2015  Heather Abbott Foundation Gives Woman A Life-Changing Gift (CBS Boston)

October 19, 2015   Heather Abbott Foundation Donates First Prosthetic Limb (New England Cable News)

October 19, 2015   Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor’s Charity To Give Prosthetic To Walpole Woman (WBUR News)

October 18, 2015  Boston bombing survivor’s charity gives 1st artificial limb (Arkansas Democrat Gazette)

October 17, 2015  Amputee gets high heels, courtesy of Marathon bombing survivor (Boston Globe)

October 16, 2015  Marathon Bombing Survivor’s Foundation To Give Woman New Prosthetic Leg (CBS Boston)

May 18, 2015  55th Annual President’s Dinner to Honor Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Heather Abbott ’96 (stonehill.edu)

May 15, 2015   SCSU graduates urged to ‘grow, thrive’ by Boston bombing victim Heather Abbott (New Haven Register)

April 13, 2015  Marathon Bombing Victims Set Up Charities To ‘Pay It Forward’ (WBUR News)

April 11, 2015 Richard Donohue, Heather Abbott give blood in Watertown (The Boston Globe)

February 9, 2015  Boston Marathon Survivor Heather Abbott Brings Inspiration To UCF Campus  (knightnews.com)