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Recovering from Boston Marathon Bombing

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Two bombs struck near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, turning a celebration into a bloody scene of destruction.Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis said Monday night that the death toll had risen to three. Scores were injured at the scene.


One of the dead was an 8-year-old boy, according to a state law enforcement source. Hospitals reported at least 141 people are being treated, with at least 17 of them in critical condition and 25 in serious condition. At least eight of the patients are children.


At least 10 people injured had limbs amputated, according to a terrorism expert briefed on the investigation.


How do we continue living life fearlessly and how do we recover from trauma?  Dr. Joe Bailey, author of the book FearProof Your Life will talk about what we can do to recover from our fear of trauma and pain.