One of the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing is marrying the nurse who took care of him during his rehabilitation from horrific injuries, which makes a great little human interest story. But he seems to think it happened so that he could meet his bride, which is just twisted.
But after about two weeks at Massachusetts General Hospital, where he underwent multiple surgeries and was among patients who met President Barack Obama, Costello was transferred to Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital.
“A few days later I saw a nurse in passing, this would turn out to be Krista, who had shared a few mutual friends, but we had never crossed paths before,” Costello, known to his friends as “Bim,” wrote about nurse Krista D’Agostino.
“After sharing a handful of conversations I realized not only how beautiful she was but also what a kind heart she had. I somehow convinced her to attend a benefit with me, which turned into a few dates, which turned into a few inseparable months,” wrote Costello.
Costello and D’Agostino are spending part of December in Europe with other victims and first responders on an all-expenses-paid “Heroes Cruise.”
In the French city of Lyon, Costello popped the question.
“I’m happy to announce that we will spend the rest of our lives together. I now realized why I was involved in the tragedy. It was to meet my best friend, and the love of my life.”
Really? You think God had that all planned out just so you could get married? That means he allowed dozens of people to die or be brutally injured for the purpose of you being happy. That doesn’t strike you as a pretty fucked up idea?