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Paralyzed 8-Year-Old Highland Park Shooting Victim Can Speak Again

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The 8-year-old boy who was paralyzed from the waist down in the Highland Park Fourth of July shooting is thankfully off a ventilator and speaking again, his family said in a statement. Cooper Roberts’ condition has been upgraded from critical to serious by University of Chicago’s Comer Children’s Hospital staff.
3 months ago·Highland Park, United States

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Family of 8-Year-Old Boy Paralyzed by Bullet in Highland Park Shooting Hopes He'll Walk Again: 'Keep Praying'

"There's nothing this kid can't do and no words for the amount of goodness within," Cooper Roberts' sister says. The boy's mother and twin brother were also injured in the July 4 shooting

3 months ago·United States
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8-year-old boy paralyzed in Highland Park shooting to undergo another procedure, family says

The family said the bullet entered his abdomen and not his chest, as originally believed. He is now paralyzed from the waist down.

3 months ago·Chicago, United States
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8-year-old boy paralyzed after being shot in Highland Park parade attack, family says

"He's very confused ... he's crying uncontrollably because he just doesn't understand why can't move his legs."

3 months ago·New York, United States
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8-year-old boy paralyzed after being shot in Highland Park parade attack, family says

"He's very confused ... he's crying uncontrollably because he just doesn't understand why can't move his legs."

3 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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‘It Was a True Miracle:' Family of Boy, 8, Paralyzed in Parade Shooting Thanks First Responders

Calling their loved one's survival a "true miracle," the family of Cooper Roberts, the 8-year-old boy who was paralyzed in the Highland Park Fourth of July parade mass shooting, expressed thankfulness to the emergency personnel who saved the boy's life.

3 months ago·Chicago, United States
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Cooper Roberts: Paralyzed 8-year-old Highland Park victim FINALLY conscious, asks to see brother and dog

Cooper Roberts: Paralyzed 8-year-old Highland Park victim FINALLY conscious, asks to see brother and dogCHICAGO, ILLINOIS: The family of an eight-year-old boy who was shot in the Highland Park massacre has confirmed that he has been "paralyzed from the waist down". Cooper Roberts, whose spinal cord was severed during the attack, may never walk again. Roberts' twin brother and mother were also wounded in the shooting carried out by Robert Crimo."…

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