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Mother, daughter continue to recover from Boston explosions

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It was more time in the operating room Wednesday for Celeste Corcoran and her 17-year-old daughter, Sydney.

The mother and daughter, who have strong ties to North Kingstown, were injured during the Boston Marathon bombings while waiting to see a family member cross the finish line.

Celeste Corcoran had to have both of her legs amputated. Sydney Corcoran also suffered leg injuries.

Boston surgeons said multiple surgeries are something many of the bombing victims will have to endure.

"The next step is to re-evaluate these wounds. Because of the capricious nature of trauma you can't tell exactly all of the damage that may have happened. You need to look at things over time. So time is a really important concept here," said Dr. Peter Burke of the Boston Medical Center.

Family members told NBC 10 the two women are recovering in the same room.

The family has raised $213,000 online to help pay for medical bills.

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