MBTA Officer Donohue honored in Boston
BOSTON (WHDH) -- MBTA Officer Richard Donohue was shot during the chaos in Watertown fallowing the Boston Marathon and now he is on the road to recovery.
Donohue was honored Thursday at the Champions Luncheon at Boston’s Cask n’ Flagon. The luncheon recognized the special achievements of spots heroes and this year, Marathon survivors were added to the list.
“It’s overwhelming. I’ve gotten cards from my friends in Ireland. They cut out a little thing, I was in the news over there, from the kids down the street who sent cards from their 2nd and 3rd grade class, it’s been awesome,” said Donohue.
He said he’s been doing a lot better since he was released from the hospital.
“I’m doing better, back at home, able to walk better, have a little more stamina, a little more energy,” he said.
Marathon survivor Jeff Bauman was also honored at the event.