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West Point Admits Parkland Hero Posthumously



by Corky Siemaszko

In life, he dreamed of becoming a soldier. In death, he was honored with an invitation to join their ranks.

Fifteen-year-old Peter Wang, who was killed while trying to help classmates escape from a gunman at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, was posthumously accepted to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on Tuesday “for his heroic actions on Feb. 14, 2018” and then buried in his Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) uniform.

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