amputee http://ripr.org en Heather Abbott Adapting To Life As An Amputee http://ripr.org/post/heather-abbott-adapting-life-amputee <p>A little more than six months have passed since Newport resident Heather Abbott lost her leg in the Boston Marathon bombing. We’ll be checking in with Abbott for the next few months as she adjusts to life without a limb. We’ll also be exploring the growing community of amputees Abbott has joined – a community researchers say could double in the next few decades.</p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 24538 at http://ripr.org Heather Abbott Adapting To Life As An Amputee