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    Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Offers Message of Hope to Las Vegas Shooting Victims
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    Actor Jake Gyllenhaal smiles as he holds Nora Bauman, daughter of Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman, right, before filming part of a movie before a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park, Monday, April 18, 2016, in Boston. Gyllenhaal is playing Bauman in a movie called "Stronger". (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)

    A man who lost both legs in the Boston Marathon bombing says he has a message for people injured in Las Vegas: "You will live again."

    In a Facebook message, Jeff Bauman addressed people waking up in a hospital and "wondering how life will ever be the same."

    He says he knows their pain and that healing the mind is just as important as healing physical, visible injuries.

    Bauman says it took him "too many years and dark moments to realize that," adding: "You will walk again. You will laugh again. You will dance again. You will live again."

    Bauman is the subject of "Stronger," a movie now out starring Jake Gyllenhaal.

    He encourages people to give to the Las Vegas Victims Fund, saying such support is what got him through after the 2013 bombing.

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