Sisters Injured In Boston Marathon Bombing Share Their Story

Originally posted on CBS Boston:

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BOSTON (CBS) —  The photograph of Nicole Brannock Gross in the seconds after a bomb went off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon was splashed across newspapers around the world.

Gross and her sister Erika Brannock were at the 26-mile mark cheering on their mother Carol Browning.

Michael Gross, Nicole Brannock Gross, Erika Brannock and mother Carol Browning. (CBS)

Michael Gross, Nicole Brannock Gross, Erika Brannock and mother Carol Browning. (CBS)

Eager to get a better view, the sisters moved just shy of the finish line, a few feet away from where the first bomb went off.

The sisters sat down with CBS This Morning Wednesday to share their story.

“For me personally, I remember the sound and being flown back and there was instant silence. I remember the smell of the bomb,” Gross, a personal trainer in North Carolina, told CBS News’ Lee Woodruff.

The blasts left Gross with broken bones, a severed Achilles…

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