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Army awards Heroism Medal to three students killed in Parkland shooting

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The U.S. Army awarded Medals of Heroism to 15-year-old Peter Wang and two 14-year-olds, Alaina Petty and Martin Duque who were killed in the Parkland, Florida shooting, Buzzfeed reports.

  • They were all members of the Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps and the Army is presenting their parents with the medals at each of their memorial services.
  • Wang was killed in his ROTC uniform and held a door open so that others could escape from the shooter, according to his cousin.