By Lindsey Bahr
April 19, 2013 at 12:00 PM EDT

Bradley Cooper isn’t content to just idly sit around Boston waiting for the production of David O. Russell’s American Hustle to resume in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings and manhunt. Friday, he decided to pay a visit to Jeff Bauman, Jr., the 27-year-old who lost both of his legs below the knee as a result of the explosions at the Boston Marathon.

Julian Edelman, a wide reciever for the New England Patriots tweeted a photo of the visit, showing a dapper-looking Cooper smiling with Bauman, clutching a football, and Edelman.

Visited #survivor #stud #hero Jeffrey Bauman Jr. today. He was looking great and is a true inspiration. #strong…

— Julian Edelman (@Edelman11) April 19, 2013

According to People, the Oscar-nominated actor was also present at President Obama’s interfaith service tribute to victims.

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