Boston Marathon bombing victim gets new leg

CNN/Richards Family
CNN/Richards Family

BOSTON, Mass. (CNN) — An eight-year-old girl, who survived the Boston Marathon bombing, has received a new leg almost a year after the attack.

Jane Richard lost her leg in the explosions last April. Her eight-year-old brother Martin was killed.

Her family says her new leg is a “cheetah” running leg. It’s designed for athletics and for everyday use.

The leg is a gift from an organization called “Wiggle your Toes” and her team at United Prosthetics who built it.

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