There’s one couple who we know are very thankful for occupational therapy.

Patrick Downes and Jessica Kensky were keynote speakers at our 2016 Annual Conference and shared about the many ways occupational therapy helped them after they both lost limbs in the Boston Marathon bombing.

Jess and Patrick are a part of a new HBO documentary called Marathon: The Patriots Day Bombing. The film follows the lives of several survivors and the challenges they face as they recover emotionally and physically.

You can watch the documentary on HBO Now (tip: if you’re not a subscriber, you can sign up for a free month). If you’re a subscriber you can watch it on HBO Go and it’s available on demand.

Check out a trailer for the documentary:


Have you watched the documentary? One of your colleagues, Stacy Turke, tweeted about watching the film in tears.


If you missed Conference or you want to re-live it, you can watch Jess’s and Patrick’s full keynote address.


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