8-year-old Highland Park shooting survivor experiencing PTSD symptoms as he begins rehab, is expected to return to school
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CHICAGO — The summer for 8-year-old Cooper Roberts was suddenly truncated by the mass shooting at the Independence Day parade in Highland Park, where he was wounded and left paralyzed from the waist down. Despite a turbulent recovery, Cooper was finally transferred to Shirley Ryan AbilityLab earlier this month to begin rehabilitation as he also gets ready to return to school with his twin brother, Luke. Though the family is hopeful, they have not received a full prognosis to determine the extent of Cooper’s injuries or if he will be able to walk again. According to a weekly statement on the bo...