Boston Globe: Carjacking Victim Describes His Life One Year After Tsarnaev Encounter

In the weeks after the Boston Marathon bombings and the manhunt for bombing suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, The Boston Globe printed an exclusive interview with “Danny,” the man who the Tsarnaev’s allegedly held hostage for hours after carjacking him on Brighton Avenue.

Now one year later, Danny spoke to the Globe again. The carjacking victim—who eventually escaped when Tamerlan put his gun down for a moment—has revealed his face but continues to keep his name anonymous as he tries to restore normalcy to his life.

According to The Boston Globe:

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For 75 harrowing minutes that began on April 18, 2013, he feared for his life, a prisoner in his own Mercedes, held at gunpoint by Tamerlan Tsarnaev. After his daring escape, worldwide attention closed in as he camped out in his apartment. He wondered if he would ever get his old life back.

He did, mostly. Now 27, he remains an unfailingly polite engineer-turned-entrepreneur from China who can order a cup of coffee in Cambridge or join a road race in Jamaica Plain without being recognized.

Read the full story here.