Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor & Amputee
On April 15, 2013, what is referred to as Marathon Monday in Boston, Heather Abbott of Newport, RI set out on an annual tradition with six friends. They would attend the Red Sox game, followed by a walk over to the finish line to watch the runners. Abbott would never have dreamed this day would change her life forever. Read More >
Surviving the Marathon Bombings
Keynote at Bridgewater College
Hear Heather Abbott’s story of resilience following the amputation of her left leg in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. She shares how she adopted three key life strategies led to living life again after suffering a tragic event. Learn how you can apply her life strategies to your daily living. You can “Live. Your. Life.” again, whatever your circumstances.
"Everything went amazing! Heather was great and in reviewing our evaluations, we have heard nothing but positive feedback from her keynote address. She was inspirational and uplifting to all in attendance. Thank you!"
"It went very well! I have had several employees proactively send me a “thank you” for having her speak – everyone thought she was great. She’s so real that people can connect to her and therefore I think they gain a lot from her message."
"Heather spoke at our Annual Conference for approximately 1000 people. She was amazing. Just terrific. What an incredible person! It was a privilege to have her with us. Thank you so much for all you did to make it happen. I know our paths will cross again."
"Heather was FANTASTIC and a pleasure to work with! She received two standing ovations and our auditorium was quite full. Thank you!"
"It was great! She was “spot on.” I heard MANY comments about her speech (and also how our ceremony routinely attracts the best speakers). I will be contacting you again next year!"