A fund has been set up to help a 29-year-old pre-school teacher at Towson's Trinity Episcopal Children's Center who lost part of her left leg in the bombing at the Boston Marathon.
Erika Brannock, a Mount Hebron High School graduate, and her sister Nicole Gross, 31, of North Carolina, were standing near the finish line to meet their mother, Carol Downing, competing in the marathon, when the two bombs exploded. Brannock was rushed to Israel Deaconess Medical Center, where doctors were forced to ambutate her left leg below the knee, according to the Episcopal News Service.
Brian Gross, Brannock's brother-in-law, told The Boston Globe that doctors are also “keeping an eye on the other leg and are concerned with her foot."
Nicole Gross suffered two broken legs in the bombing and a severed achilles tendon,...