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Jeff Bauman

Survivor Jeff Bauman was part of an iconic picture following the Boston Marathon tragedy, in which he lost both of his legs. In the days after the bombing, he became a hero when he gave the FBI key details about the bomber, waking up in the Boston Medical Center and writing, "Bag, saw the guy, looked right at me."

This month, Jeff added "author" to his résumé thanks to his new book, Stronger, which hit shelves on April 8. He's also engaged to Erin Hurley, who cheered him on during last year's race, and in a recent TODAY show appearance, he opened up about the past year and said he'll attend this year's marathon with fellow survivors. "I think it's going to be a little tough," he said. "But I'm going to be with all of the survivors, and it's great to see everybody, and we're all doing well. We're all getting on with our life, so I'm looking forward to seeing everybody and having a good time."