Erika Brannock, a 29-year-old preschool teacher from Towson, mingled with players during batting practice.
When the baseball season began, Erika Brannock and her friend Breanna Dickerson made plans to spend a Saturday night this summer attending an Orioles-Yankees game at Camden Yards.
Two weeks after they purchased tickets for Saturday’s game, those plans and Brannock’s life was altered during the Boston Marathon bombings on April 15. Brannock, a 29-year-old preschool teacher from Towson, lost her left leg below the knee and needed multiple surgeries to save her right leg.
When Brannock was able to return home from Boston last month — she was the last of the injured to be discharged from the hospital after 50 days — Dickerson asked if she still wanted to go to the game.
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