Indiana resident injured in marathon blast vows to run, dance ag - 13 WTHR Indianapolis

Indiana resident injured in marathon blast vows to run, dance again

Posted: Updated:
BOSTON -

Two victims of the Boston Marathon bombings are vowing that they won't let injuries stop them from moving forward in their lives.

Professional ballroom dancer Adrianne Haslet lost her left foot, but the 32-year-old Boston woman says she'll dance again and even run the marathon next year.

Indiana resident Beth Roche suffered a serious injury to her left leg in the attack that came soon after she saw her daughter cross the race's finish line.

But Roche, a 59-year-old who ran Chicago's marathon last year, has vowed to recover and run another marathon before she turns 65.

She says she isn't sure if the bombing suspect should face the death penalty.

But Roche says everyone else should move forward without fear, because "if we're afraid, the enemy wins."

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Powered by WorldNow