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a kennedy

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Wed Apr 4, 2018, 10:47 AM Apr 2018

Last of the Parkland shooting victim is leaving the hospital.... [View all]

(CNN)Anthony Borges, the last patient from the February 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, has been released from the hospital, according to his attorney.

Anthony, 15, was shot five times while protecting his classmates from the gunman on the day of the shooting. He had barricaded a door with his body and was shot through the door.

A third of his lung had to be removed, one bullet came close to his liver, and three bullets hit his legs in the shooting that killed 17 people, NBC's "Today" show reported Wednesday morning. Wearing an FC Barcelona jersey, Anthony spoke haltingly to "Today" due to his injuries.
"I feel good," he said.
"I (thought) I was going to die."

https://www.cnn.com/2018/04/04/us/parkland-shooting-survivor-hospital/index.html

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Get thee to the greatest page malaise Apr 2018 #1
That young man is a true hero. Arkansas Granny Apr 2018 #2
There's a GoFundMe campaign for expenses related to the shooting LastLiberal in PalmSprings Apr 2018 #7
I hope he makes a full recovery ailsagirl Apr 2018 #3
Oh, I am SO glad -- RandomAccess Apr 2018 #4
Thank goodness! redwitch Apr 2018 #5
Thank God!!! tavernier Apr 2018 #6
A hero at 15. Get well brave prince. bronxiteforever Apr 2018 #8
Oh, my heart. I hope he knows how much he is loved. nolabear Apr 2018 #9
Your post lillypaddle Apr 2018 #20
So am I. We're an under appreciated force. nolabear Apr 2018 #21
I am a mother too. Everything gets filtered through that reality for me. calimary Apr 2018 #27
That's beautiful, thank you stopwastingmymoney Apr 2018 #31
this is an heaven05 Apr 2018 #10
Doesn't look like the same person ... aggiesal Apr 2018 #11
A Poster Child disndat Apr 2018 #15
He's not a child, in my estimation. . . . nt Bernardo de La Paz Apr 2018 #26
A real poster child disndat Apr 2018 #17
He's a man, for what he did for his classmates. I do not call him a child. . . . . nt Bernardo de La Paz Apr 2018 #24
K&R Scurrilous Apr 2018 #12
Thank Goodness Leith Apr 2018 #13
That's wonderful news! NastyRiffraff Apr 2018 #14
Awesome! nt Sunsky Apr 2018 #16
i see lots of rehab for him....he will need to be an iron man dembotoz Apr 2018 #18
Bless this kid lillypaddle Apr 2018 #19
That man, Anthony Borges, 15, is a hero for what he did for his classmates. . . . . nt Bernardo de La Paz Apr 2018 #22
What a brave young man. I am so glad he pulled through. smirkymonkey Apr 2018 #23
K & R SunSeeker Apr 2018 #25
He doesn't look like the same kid any more. murielm99 Apr 2018 #28
Thanks for the update on him. Good news! wendyb-NC Apr 2018 #29
May you keep getting stronger, Cha Apr 2018 #30
Thank God times 3. sprinkleeninow Apr 2018 #32
Heart warming. Best of luck young man. BootinUp Apr 2018 #33
What an incredibly brave young man... Upthevibe Apr 2018 #34
His world changed in a few moments. But his very survival and promise offers hope. VOX Apr 2018 #35
He is an example for all of us: Selfless courage. sarge43 Apr 2018 #36
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