In this Tuesday, March 18, 2014 photo, Boston Marathon bombing survivor Roseann Sdoia stands with her boyfriend, Boston firefighter Mike Materia, after her doctor's appointment in Newton, Mass. Materia rushed to Sdoia's side as a first responder after she lost part of her right leg in the bombing. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Amid the tragedy and horror of April 15, 2013, Boston Marathon bombing survivor Roseann Sdoia met the man who is now her fiancé – because he helped save her life.
Sdoia, who lost her leg in the bombing, is engaged to marry firefighter Mike Materia, reported the New York Post.
The 48-year-old was standing near the marathon’s finish line when the bombs went off in 2013. Materia rushed to help her, even accompanying Sdoia in a police vehicle to Massachusetts General Hospital amid the chaos.
“I asked him if I was going to die. And he told me that I was going to be okay, that I only had a flesh wound,” she told the Post of that day, noting that Materia came to visit her in intensive care as she recovered.
Even then, Sdoia said that her mother was already trying to set them up. “She was like, ‘Oh, did you see that …
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