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Eyewitness: 'This Is Type Of Stuff You See In Baghdad, Not Boston'

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Bruce Mendelsohn had just finished watching his brother cross the Boston Marathon finish line from a nearby office building when an explosion rocked the building. A former Army officer, Mendelsohn went down to the street level to offer help and tells Robert Siegel about the terrifying injuries he saw.
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