Culver Grad Returns From Marathon Bombing
September 12, 2013
John Odom, 65, returned to his home in Redondo Beach last week after being released by his doctors. Odom, a Culver City High graduate, was severely injured at the Boston Marathon in April when two bombs were detonated.
Karen Odom, also a graduate e of Culver City High, was present at the bombing but was uninjured. She has remained by her husband’s side ever since and has reported his recovery on facebook.
Odom was in Boston to watch his daughter, Nicole Reis, run the marathon.
The bombs were allegedly planted and set off by suspects and brothers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev. Three people were killed and hundreds were injured.
John Odom was 10 feet from the bomb and sustained massive injuries to both his legs.Initially Odom was not expected to survive.