“I must have been in Watertown for about 18 hours straight that day,” Krupa said.
Several months after the bombings, Krupa sat down with Arredondo for a cup of coffee. Throughout the chat, several people went up to Arredondo and recognized him.
“As we’re speaking, people would just be like, “You’re Carlos, aren’t you?’” Krupa said. “The reason why they know it’s Carlos is because of my picture. To hear them say what he did changed their lives is something I had an impact on.”