Detroit Teen Graduates After Being Shot In The Head 2 Months Earlier

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  • Balaal Hollings has turned his tragic situation in a joyous occasion.

    The high school senior and student body president, who was shot in the head after trying to break up a fight two months ago, surprised classmates and walked across the stage at his Northwestern High School graduation.

    Not only did the homecoming king received his diploma, he gave a tear-jerking speech about perseverance and gratefulness.

    “First of all, I wanna thank God. It is so good to be alive,” he said. “I forgot a lot of stuff, I forgot how to walk. I forgot how to talk, but I didn’t forget how to eat.”

    “It is great to be alive,” he said during interview. “I got shot in the head and I’m now fully rehabilitated.”

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