'I Was Stabbed Four Times in the Back and Neck by a Stranger'

BU student Annie Ropeik chronicles the nearly two years since she was viciously attacked on a street corner for no reason.

“‘I can’t feel my left leg,’ I said. Though my pain was intense, I could only feel it in little dulled-out patches, through a haze of shock. Still, I was acutely aware that I couldn’t move my leg. It was just gone. I didn’t know what was happening, and I was terrified.”