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Amputees testify as prosecution ends in Boston Marathon case penalty phase
Amputees testify as prosecution ends in Boston Marathon case penalty phase

Federal prosecutors in the trial of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev completed the penalty phase of their case Thursday by highlighting the stories of 17 amputees in urging the jury to sentence the 21-year-old Russian immigrant to death. Bombing victim Steve Woolfenden testified about how he and his 3-year-old son, Leo, were near the finish line trying to see his wife, Amber, in the pack of runners. The second bomb tore off Woolfenden’s left leg. He said he managed to crawl to his son’s stroller, where he found the boy was bleeding from the head and crying, “Mommy! Daddy! Mommy! Daddy!” “I tried to remove Leo from the stroller and comfort...

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