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Secretary of State Kerry's wife transferred to Boston hospital

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In this Thursday, May 9, 2013 photo, Marc Fucarile, center, holds hands with his mother, Maureen Fucarile, left, and his fiancee Jennifer Regan, right, in his room at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Fucarile was only feet away from one of the bomb blasts Monday, April 15 near the finish li

 Jen Regan, fiancee of Marc Fucarile who was injured in the Boston Marathon bombings, is surrounded by family members as she reads a statement at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston
Jen Regan, fiancee of Boston Marathon bombing victim Marc Fucarile, is surrounded by family members as she reads a statement at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston
Jen Regan, fiancee of Boston Marathon bombing victim Marc Fucarile, is surrounded by family members as she reads a statement at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston

Jen Regan , fiancee of Boston Marathon bombing victim Marc Fucarile, is surrounded by family members as she reads a statement at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts April 22, 2013. According to the family, Marc Fucarile's injuries include having his right leg amputated, left leg

Boston Marathon bombing victim Marc Fucarile's father Edward Sr. holds up a photograph him behind Marc's brother and Stoneham police officer Edward, as the family read a statement about his condition at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston
Boston Marathon bombing victim Marc Fucarile's father Edward Sr. holds up a photograph him behind Marc's brother and Stoneham police officer Edward, as the family read a statement about his condition at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston

Boston Marathon bombing victim Marc Fucarile's father Edward Sr. holds up a photograph him behind Marc's brother and Stoneham police officer Edward, as the family read a statement about his condition at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts April 22, 2013. According to the family,