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Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Back on Her Heels

  • Heather Abbott of Newport, RI., wears her new "high-definition" prosthetic leg, left,  which now allows her to also wear high heels and skirts as she talks with reporters during a media availability in Warwick, RI., Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. Abbott lost her left leg in the April 15, 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

    Heather Abbott of Newport, RI., wears her new "high-definition" prosthetic leg, left, which now allows her to also wear high heels and skirts as she talks with reporters during a media availability in Warwick, RI., Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. Abbott lost her left leg in the April 15, 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

  • Heather Abbott of Newport, RI., wears her new "high-definition" silicon prosthetic leg, right, which now allows her to also wear 4-inch high heels and skirts during a media availability in Warwick, RI., Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. Abbott lost her left leg in the April 15, 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

    Heather Abbott of Newport, RI., wears her new "high-definition" silicon prosthetic leg, right, which now allows her to also wear 4-inch high heels and skirts during a media availability in Warwick, RI., Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. Abbott lost her left leg in the April 15, 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

  • Sporting her 4-inch Nine West high heels Heather Abbott of Newport, RI., walks into a media availability wearing her new "high-definition" prosthetic leg which now allows her to also wear heels and skirts in Warwick, RI., Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. Abbott lost her left leg in the April 15, 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

    Sporting her 4-inch Nine West high heels Heather Abbott of Newport, RI., walks into a media availability wearing her new "high-definition" prosthetic leg which now allows her to also wear heels and skirts in Warwick, RI., Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. Abbott lost her left leg in the April 15, 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

  • Heather Abbott of Newport, RI., wears her new "high-definition" prosthetic leg, left,  which now allows her to also wear high heels and skirts as she talks with reporters during a media availability in Warwick, RI., Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. Abbott lost her left leg in the April 15, 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
  • Heather Abbott of Newport, RI., wears her new "high-definition" silicon prosthetic leg, right, which now allows her to also wear 4-inch high heels and skirts during a media availability in Warwick, RI., Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. Abbott lost her left leg in the April 15, 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
  • Sporting her 4-inch Nine West high heels Heather Abbott of Newport, RI., walks into a media availability wearing her new "high-definition" prosthetic leg which now allows her to also wear heels and skirts in Warwick, RI., Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. Abbott lost her left leg in the April 15, 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

Heather Abbott of Newport, R.I., wears her new “high-definition” prosthetic leg, which now allows her to also wear high heels and skirts as she talks with reporters during a press conference in Warwick, R.I., on Thursday. Abbott lost her left leg in the April 15, 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. Her new leg has a high-definition silicone prosthetic cover that looks so life-like it’s hard to tell it’s not real.

Abbott called herself a “professional heel-wearer” and said she rarely wore flats before the bombing. (AP)