Boston Marathon Bombing Hero Now a Dad

Jeff Bauman lost both his legs in the attack but he won’t let that stop him from being the best father he can be.
1:46 | 07/15/14

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Good news and, you know, some much deserved happiness for a hero of the Boston bombing. Jeff Bauman lost both his legs in the blast but more than a year after the attack he's a daddy and he is stronger than ever. It's one of the those iconic images from the Boston marathon bombing. Then 27-year-old Jeff Bauman, rushed to safety by a stranger in a cowboy hat, the blast at the finish line severing both his legs but this morning, a happier image, Bauman and his fiancee Erin announcing the birth of their first child Nora. He helped identify one of the accused bomber and personified Boston strong becoming a symbol of strength across the country. Throwing out the first pitch at a red sox game. Appearing at this year's state of the union with the special seat just inches from the first lady. Even addressing a group of graduates. You know, we are all running a marathon in one way or another. Today you are at the finish line of your race, but you just have to keep running forward and don't let anything slow you down. Reporter: In his best-selling book "Stronger" now slated to be a major motion picture. I treat every day like it's my last and do everything I can. Reporter: Inspiring words he'll no doubt lead now that he's at the starting line of fatherhood. Ah. Good news. Great story. I hope we stay in touch and then see pictures every year. Let's do that. Speaking as a Boston guy he's incredibly strong and also the city rallied around him. It's terrific in a million ways.

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