Reporters Dave Wedge and Casey Sherman accompany Marathon-bombing survivors on a trip down the Rhone River in France:
The hours pass. The back of Michelleâ€™s left leg is sore. She massages her scar gently, but it doesnâ€™t take away the pain. At around 3 a.m. she stands, using her good leg for support, and makes her way over to Jeff, whoâ€™s now spinning in his wheelchair on the dance floor. They embrace. Michelle, who generally doesnâ€™t let anyone touch the scar, holds her breath as Jeffâ€™s hand instinctively begins rubbing her wound. His touch startles her, but she doesnâ€™t move away.
â€śIf I couldâ€™ve taken the blast for everyone, I would have,â€ť he whispers.