Six weeks after sustaining a serious shrapnel wound and fearing that she had lost her mother in the horrific Boston Marathon bombings, Massachusetts teen Sydney Corcoran was crowned queen of her high school prom on Tuesday night.
"When I was in the hospital, I didn't think this was going to be possible," she told Boston's WCVB News. "Then I got to rehab and I was up and doing things. I felt like I could do it. So it was a goal. This and graduation, definitely goals."
Still using crutches, the raven-haired 18-year-old looked stunning in a full-length, strapless white gown. "I'm so happy to be back," she said when she arrived at the prom venue, Lowell Auditorium, with her date. "It's just really good to see everyone."
Friends and supporters tweeted their congratulations after she was crowned. "I can't think of a more deserving queen than you, sweetheart,"Read More »from Boston Marathon Survivor Crowned Prom Queen: Fairytale Ending for Brave Teen