London attack victim stands on her own after broken leg

Posted April 02, 2017

Melissa Cochran, the American tourist injured in last week's London terror attack, has thanked everyone for the "outpouring of love and generosity" they have shown her and her late husband Kurt, who was killed in the atrocity.

He posted the photos to a GoFundMe page raising money for in the memory of Mr Cochran and for his wife's treatment and loss of income.

No other details about her condition were provided. Melissa survived with a broken leg and rib, and a cut to her head. Her husband, Kurt Cochran, was one of four people who died in the attack.

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Melissa and her husband Kurt were celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary in London when they were hit by the attacker's vehicle. It's been a tender experience for our family to be together with Melissa here.

A second picture of her smiling in bed while surrounded by relatives said: "Talking with loved ones at home is some of the best medicine".

The Cochrans were on the last day of a European trip to celebrate their wedding anniversary and to visit Melissa's parents, who are serving a LDS Temple mission in London for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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"Her health is steadily improving and she has been strengthened by the presence of her family".

The Bountiful memorial concert will be live-streamed to London so Melissa Cochran can see the support from the local arts community.

However, members of the family refused to condemn killer Masood or his actions as Clint Payne added: "There is no ill feeling".

Kurt was killed after they were hit by the auto on the busy bridge. Her 54-year-old husband was killed.

The other three victims of Masood's attack were Leslie Rhode, Aysha Frade and PC Keith Palmer.

Kurt Cochran and Melissa Cochran. Massod stabbed a police officer to death before he was shot and killed by police.

The Counter Terrorist Bureau detective said: "On Wednesday 22 March 2017 at approx 2.40pm a male drove a Hyundai motor vehicle, registration EK66 RWO, northbound over Westminster Bridge towards the Houses of Parliament".