Anthony Borges: Parkland Shooting Hero Speaks Out For The First Time After Nine Surgeries | TODAY

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  • Published on Apr 4, 2018
  • The most gravely wounded survivor of the Parkland school shooting, Anthony Borges, is out of the hospital after nine surgeries and recovering at home, and he’s being hailed as a hero for the bravery he showed on that fateful day. NBC’s Kerry Sanders speaks with him exclusively.
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    Anthony Borges: Parkland Shooting Hero Speaks Out For The First Time After Nine Surgeries | TODAY

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  • Son Jim
    Son Jim 10 days ago

    Big fat lie!!!! He was shot 5 times with an “AR-15” at close range. Half of his lungs removed??????? Hahaha! How did he not bleed out? Oh and he’s playing soccer again! HOAX HOAX HOAX.

  • Sink Takes Walls
    Sink Takes Walls 21 day ago

    This is the kid in the video where it shows Cruz movement where he is legendary because he was in the middle of the third hallway

  • Janess B.
    Janess B. 27 days ago

    They say the true hero's can take any bullet and will still be standing and this hero is still here today thank you and God Bless anthony

  • Teylar_ Smith
    Teylar_ Smith Month ago +1

    He also got to meet xxxtentacion before he passed away ❤️❤️He’s a hero ❤️❗️

  • Mohammad javed Ikram
    Mohammad javed Ikram Month ago +1

    Stop the school ragging and harismant velince not gun velince

  • Mohammad javed Ikram
    Mohammad javed Ikram Month ago +1

    Real criminals is dagulas school bloody students and teachers and inncoent is nikolas cruz

  • Mohammad javed Ikram
    Mohammad javed Ikram Month ago +1

    My name is huzaifa huzaifa and huzaifa and nikolas cruz my lion

  • Mohammad javed Ikram
    Mohammad javed Ikram Month ago +1

    This bloody boy and dagulas school bloody students ragging and harismant for nikolas cruz so nikolas cruz revenge and my friends please stop the school ragging and harismant velince not gun velince

  • Heather Billy42
    Heather Billy42 Month ago

    I’m sickened by all the commenters saying it was a hoax (every mass shooting) they’re crisis actors and nobody died. Trolls need to go away. 😡🤬

  • tjpm
    tjpm Month ago +5

    An immigrant. We are also people with huge hearts.

  • Joseph Stalin
    Joseph Stalin 2 months ago

    Even XXXTentacion (Who is also dead btw, not from the shooting) made a song about the Parkland Shooting!

  • Cuddles Bear
    Cuddles Bear 3 months ago

    And what are you saying about immigrants?

  • kaeo,camelle valdez
    kaeo,camelle valdez 4 months ago

    GOD BLESS YOUR HEART ANTHONY B.

  • The streakz
    The streakz 4 months ago

    A bit off topic, but.... we should call him TRIM, it stand for “The Real Iron Man”

  • Kevin Kopp
    Kevin Kopp 4 months ago

    Clark Greg is a person I would love to meet, cause he's no Alec Baldwin or Shia LaBeouf lol

  • Yanet Dirzo
    Yanet Dirzo 5 months ago +1

    Respect ❤️

  • irene rivas
    irene rivas 5 months ago

    My ñame is Anthony this is my moms name

  • cnote
    cnote 5 months ago

    I don’t understand why people have the audacity to deny this brave kid’s story. It’s upsetting but I hope he doesn’t pay attention to the negativity.😠

  • Allie Kelley
    Allie Kelley 5 months ago

    Humble with a positive mindset

  • dylan
    dylan 5 months ago

    LLJ

  • Mario EXP
    Mario EXP 6 months ago

    Even Barcelona send him a shirt

  • Abigail Straube
    Abigail Straube 6 months ago

    Braver than armed police officer, and Hispanic ❣️

  • Felipe P
    Felipe P 7 months ago +25

    US should give immidiate citizenship to this family and at the same time execute the american citizen murderer Nikolas Cruz.

  • Felipe P
    Felipe P 7 months ago

    So a US white male citizen is the monster and killer in this story while a latino immigrant is the hero. What would Donald Trump think about this?

  • Radopi Flot
    Radopi Flot 7 months ago

    ЛЕВАЦКАЯ МРАЗОТА!!

  • Tiago Jarufe
    Tiago Jarufe 7 months ago

    He survived because he’s a Barca fan.

  • Anna Ro
    Anna Ro 7 months ago

    This kids eyes. He's extremely traumatized. I wish I could take some of that away from him. I'm so sorry -- to everyone effected by this

  • Rolando Mota
    Rolando Mota 7 months ago +10

    He got hit five times and survived???scars?????

  • Daja C
    Daja C 7 months ago

    .

  • Yanelis Serrano
    Yanelis Serrano 8 months ago

    Good job man!!! I want to hug him and praise him!! He deserves everything and so does the people that passes 😭😭😭

  • gyexisshanil2001
    gyexisshanil2001 8 months ago

    66.media.tumblr.com/4e3bc043b5c88495af4fcd89bb9ee5e8/tumblr_phdchuINDx1umestl_1280.jpg

  • Charles Michaels
    Charles Michaels 8 months ago +3

    Parkland Federal Drill
    SWAT shot (witness+)
    BCSO security
    (perimeter)
    Nikolas Cruz (patsy)
    (students alibi Cruz)
    Why? Florida gun bill
    (What part of "shall not be infringed don't you understand???)
    1. Sen Rick Scott(gov)
    2. Pam Bondi AG
    3. Scott Israel BCSO
    etc

  • Keegan
    Keegan 8 months ago

    How about Peter Wang?

  • Paayal Sridhar
    Paayal Sridhar 8 months ago +1

    It has been a year today. My heart breaks for the ones lost. Anthony, I am left with no words to truly describe the heroic actions you took. I am so happy you survived and are doing better. Love to you and your family.

  • Stealthy Tea
    Stealthy Tea 8 months ago

    Stacey Staples www.gofundme.com/AnthonyBorgess

  • Patrick Van Wormer
    Patrick Van Wormer 8 months ago +2

    Some how I don't buy it .

  • Dávid Ispán
    Dávid Ispán 8 months ago

    Asking protection from a governmant that makes the people that you have to protected from.

  • LoggyFN
    LoggyFN 8 months ago

    💪💪❤

  • Clint Lewis
    Clint Lewis 9 months ago

    Hero

  • Madhu Datar
    Madhu Datar 9 months ago

    There is no point in asking couldn't the teachers do it or couldn't the cops do it etc. Point is he did it , the spirit comes out , unsheathed in all it's magnificence in times of utter chaotic crisis. He is a role model for high school students today who idolize football players, believe that being 'ripped'is cool , have such definitive opinions about what is cool and what being a nerd or geek is. All such useless terms. Look at him.He wears glasses, is thin , not ripped .....nothing! Is he the average high schooler's definition of cool? No way. Let them take a real close look at him to know what being really cool is ....not stupid conditioned definitions but guys like him who are so humble that they don't even know that they have done something heroic.and simply do it as a natural reflex when the occasion demands.My prayers are with him.

  • flashclynes
    flashclynes 9 months ago

    He’s a hero and just so happened to be an immigrant. Didn’t the leftist media jump all over it.

  • Randall James
    Randall James 9 months ago

    Good thing we are building a wall smh

  • IG Exclusives
    IG Exclusives 9 months ago

    Aaron Feis and him are both heroes in my mind no matter what they put their lives on the line whil Aaron list his thank the lord Anthony is alive.

  • apex
    apex 10 months ago

    Well Mexicans are brave

  • Esmeralda Bravo
    Esmeralda Bravo 10 months ago

    True Hero, God bless him!

  • Charles Michaels
    Charles Michaels 10 months ago

    Parkland Federal Drill
    BCSO secured the perimeter iaw drill for active shooter.
    SWAT shot per video, & witness testimony.
    Witnesses alibi Nikolas Cruz during the shooting. SCAM:
    Florida Gov gun grab.
    Remember, Comrade:
    WJC Omnibus Crime Bill after Oklahoma City False Flag attack
    "Patriot" Act after evil 911 Inside Job by
    GWB, cheney, mossad
    (Problem, Reaction, Solution scenario)
    Next???

    • Charles Michaels
      Charles Michaels 8 months ago

      @Andy Gadd
      Agreed.
      Read Bible 2Chr7:14.
      What does this passage mean???

  • Rubywoo. Caicedo
    Rubywoo. Caicedo 11 months ago +1

    He is a true real ironman

  • Rubywoo. Caicedo
    Rubywoo. Caicedo 11 months ago +1

    We ❤ you 🌍.

  • Anthony Chavoya
    Anthony Chavoya 11 months ago

    Wow what a hero

  • Sea Unicorn .3.
    Sea Unicorn .3. 11 months ago

    He and the only one other person had the courage to do this. He was lucky enough to survive and held out long enough, the other guy died holding OPEN a door so his friends could escape. They are both true heroes.

  • aazpen
    aazpen 11 months ago

    What a good kid. So brave.

  • Khadijah
    Khadijah 11 months ago

    Awwww this was so sweet of him my heart has melted 😘😘❤️❤️❤️❤️😘😘😘

  • jhope Wesley
    jhope Wesley 11 months ago

    Good bless him🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏💖💖💖💖💖💖

  • Herbert Aikin
    Herbert Aikin 11 months ago

    Who tf has a family lawyer?

  • give me 1000 subs lol
    give me 1000 subs lol 11 months ago

    In philipines in tipas elementary school was so safe

  • Lamoos Hasoon
    Lamoos Hasoon 11 months ago

    Praying for this hero.

  • I is person named Ava
    I is person named Ava 11 months ago

    I would do anything to save my friends and classmates/schoolmates

  • Tiff
    Tiff 11 months ago

    😭😭💖😭💖☺

  • daEnglish1
    daEnglish1 11 months ago

    We need more heroes in the world like this guy

  • c0smiclobic
    c0smiclobic Year ago

    My brother died in the school shooting 😭