Roseann Sdoia and Mike Materia (AP)

Former North End resident, Roseann Sdoia, lost her leg in the Boston Marathon bombing and is now engaged to the firefighter who saved her.

Roseann Sdoia, 48, tells The New York Post that she and Boston firefighter Mike Materia were engaged on Nantucket in December.

“He’s seen me on my worst day,” Sdoia told the New York Post.

Seriously injured in the Boston Marathon bombings, Materia rushed to help her and they struck up a friendship. They plan to marry this fall and are releasing a book next month titled “Perfect Strangers,” about four people affected by the bombing.


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  1. Congratulations to Roseann and Mike! Wishing you both all the best of Happiness,Peace, and Gods Blessings as you start your new life together. Looking forward to reading your book!! And yes its wonderful to hear Good News your North End Neighbor’s Corinne and Geno Testa

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