In one of the most touching sports moments of the year, Jeff Bauman was made a Boston Bruins captain before tonight’s playoff game. The Boston Marathon bombing survivor proudly waved a Bruins flag while the arena erupted in cheers. And soon, tears joined the celebration as the gravity of the moment set in.
Check out the 11 Jeff Bauman Bruins pics below to see the marathon victim celebrated while he cheers on his favorite hockey team.
Since the explosions, he has come a long way. Both of his legs were blown off. He had to be rushed to the hospital to save his life. And though he no longer has legs, he still radiates a joy for life. And his goodwill since the horrific terrorist attack has helped the nation heal.
Here are the 11 Jeff Bauman images. Be warned that the final couple pictures are very graphic and show him shortly after the blasts.