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NYC attack took toll on Belgian family; mom lost both legs

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Marion Van Reeth has biked hundreds of miles through rugged parts of the world but it was a family cycling vacation that left her with both her legs amputated following a terrorist attack she survived in New York.
  
The Belgian airline executive, her husband and their 16-year-old son were among the dozen people hospitalized after Tuesday's attack on a lower Manhattan bike path that took the lives of eight others - six of them foreign visitors.
  
The list of seriously injured also includes Martin Marro, a Boston-area resident and native of Argentina who lost five friends in the attack. The group had traveled to New York on a trip to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their graduation from a high school in Argentina.

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