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

  • 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

Comments • 871

  • kaeo,camelle valdez
    kaeo,camelle valdez 2 days ago


  • Monkey Savant
    Monkey Savant 6 days ago

    This story is BS.

    • David Rauschenbach
      David Rauschenbach 5 days ago

      @Monkey Savant You're the one who's calling him a liar, therefore it's up to you to prove it. If you can't or won't do that, then you're a liar

    • Monkey Savant
      Monkey Savant 5 days ago

      @David Rauschenbach If you're not intellectually curious enough to consider what I claim all on your own, than you, sir, are a fool. This is your job, not mine. I did my homework, spent years honing my ability to discern when others are lying. No one gets off this easy in life. Grow up, have some self respect and do the work.

    • David Rauschenbach
      David Rauschenbach 5 days ago

      @Monkey Savant Prove it

    • Monkey Savant
      Monkey Savant 5 days ago

      @David Rauschenbach Well, I'm afraid it is.

    • David Rauschenbach
      David Rauschenbach 5 days ago

      @Monkey Savant Absolutely not

  • The streakz
    The streakz 8 days ago

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

  • Kevin Kopp
    Kevin Kopp 10 days 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 25 days ago +1

    Respect ❤️

  • irene rivas
    irene rivas Month ago

    My ñame is Anthony this is my moms name

  • cnote
    cnote Month 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.😠

  • Alianna Kelley
    Alianna Kelley Month ago

    Humble with a positive mindset

  • zonx
    zonx Month ago


  • Mario EXP
    Mario EXP 2 months ago

    Even Barcelona send him a shirt

  • Abigail Straube
    Abigail Straube 2 months ago

    Braver than armed police officer, and Hispanic ❣️

  • Felipe P
    Felipe P 2 months ago +12

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

  • Felipe P
    Felipe P 2 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 3 months ago


  • Tiago Jarufe
    Tiago Jarufe 3 months ago

    He survived because he’s a Barca fan.

  • Anna Ro
    Anna Ro 3 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 3 months ago +6

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

  • Dabél Xie
    Dabél Xie 3 months ago


  • Yanelis Serrano
    Yanelis Serrano 3 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 4 months ago

  • Charles Michaels
    Charles Michaels 4 months ago +3

    Parkland Federal Drill
    SWAT shot (witness+)
    BCSO security
    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

  • Keegan
    Keegan 4 months ago

    How about Peter Wang?

  • Paayal Sridhar
    Paayal Sridhar 4 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 4 months ago

    Stacey Staples

  • Patrick Van Wormer
    Patrick Van Wormer 4 months ago +2

    Some how I don't buy it .

  • Dávid Ispán
    Dávid Ispán 4 months ago

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

  • june55th
    june55th 4 months ago


  • Clint Lewis
    Clint Lewis 5 months ago


  • Madhu Datar
    Madhu Datar 5 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 5 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 5 months ago

    Good thing we are building a wall smh

  • IG Exclusives
    IG Exclusives 5 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 5 months ago

    Well Mexicans are brave

  • Esmeralda Bravo
    Esmeralda Bravo 6 months ago

    True Hero, God bless him!

  • Charles Michaels
    Charles Michaels 6 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)

    • Charles Michaels
      Charles Michaels 4 months ago

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

  • Rubywoo. Caicedo
    Rubywoo. Caicedo 6 months ago +1

    He is a true real ironman

  • Rubywoo. Caicedo
    Rubywoo. Caicedo 6 months ago +1

    We ❤ you 🌍.

  • Anthony Chavoya
    Anthony Chavoya 6 months ago

    Wow what a hero

  • Sea Unicorn .3.
    Sea Unicorn .3. 6 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.

  • aspennn
    aspennn 6 months ago

    What a good kid. So brave.

  • Khadijah
    Khadijah 7 months ago

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

  • jhope Wesley
    jhope Wesley 7 months ago

    Good bless him🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏💖💖💖💖💖💖

  • Herbert Aikin
    Herbert Aikin 7 months ago

    Who tf has a family lawyer?

  • prince laviña
    prince laviña 7 months ago

    In philipines in tipas elementary school was so safe

  • Lamoos Hasoon
    Lamoos Hasoon 7 months ago

    Praying for this hero.

  • Ava BK
    Ava BK 7 months ago

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

  • 100witcha
    100witcha 7 months ago


  • Ashbarmar
    Ashbarmar 7 months ago

    We need more heroes in the world like this guy

  • Ott
    Ott 7 months ago

    My brother died in the school shooting 😭

  • Andrew Hirschi
    Andrew Hirschi 8 months ago

    Any of these news reports say how x payed for all his hospital bills

  • First name Last Name
    First name Last Name 8 months ago

    prayers answered

  • meshia productions
    meshia productions 8 months ago

    Ik it was a white person

  • Lord Hughes
    Lord Hughes 8 months ago +3

    What a joke.... The media is lucky that you people are so blind that you can’t see all this is FAKE! Propaganda drills and the sheep are being deceived.

  • Carline CJL
    Carline CJL 8 months ago +1

    Wow what a true hero, I know so much people who wouldn’t do this! It’s awesome how he is soo young and saving others 👏🏻 ❤️

  • Jamar
    Jamar 8 months ago +1

    We can't keep losing kids.

  • Juan Talavera's Channel 2.o

    R.I.P All The Kids At Parkland Students And Xxxtentation

  • Horiizon
    Horiizon 8 months ago

    Ayy kid commenting cuz every thanks counts, you deserve your recognition for this. Thanks champ for protecting the lives you could!

  • goof verdinus
    goof verdinus 8 months ago

    absolute legend

  • Hernandez KingXD
    Hernandez KingXD 8 months ago

    Real Hero 🙌

  • VibezStudios
    VibezStudios 8 months ago

    Like the jersey

  • Yavi Bonilla
    Yavi Bonilla 9 months ago

    Yet an officer couldn't even go into the school while armed.

  • Gachalover99 Gacha life forever

    He got my letter!!!!

  • messi the G.O.A.T
    messi the G.O.A.T 9 months ago

    Barcelona should visit this kid

  • EdGaming
    EdGaming 9 months ago

    Oh my God He is Venezuelan me too God bless him he is so brave

  • Goruko
    Goruko 9 months ago

    People think its the officers fault that these kids died that day. Im sure they understand the risks and implementation needed to actually pursue a shooter. As sad as it is to say it, it takes time. They need to go in there knowing what they have accounted for so they know what they are doing. They cant run in there guns blazing and end up shooting the wrong kid. They need proved id of the shooter before they can actually take hostile intent on the individual. The shooter was not wearing a poster board that had im the shooter written on it. Much more difficult than it seems. They are lucky they were even able to arrest them after the shooting because he literally walked right out the door. If this was more planned think of what else could have happened.

  • Jill S
    Jill S 9 months ago +1

    Traumatized... Praying for you that you get well soon... .

  • Laila Mamesh
    Laila Mamesh 9 months ago

    Sue the police

  • Marsha Quinn
    Marsha Quinn 9 months ago

    I don't think the family should sue they should be happy he is alive

  • Cool Cactus
    Cool Cactus 9 months ago

    Just remember that policemen and woman have families, it’s their job yes, but they are human

  • Emma Stietz
    Emma Stietz 9 months ago

    You are a hero to your friends, school, and there families. So happy you are doing ok now.

  • aintnonerd
    aintnonerd 9 months ago +4

    The system failed on all of the kids.....Cruz included !

  • ApRiL3706
    ApRiL3706 10 months ago +7

    I remember I donated to his GoFundMe, but didn't see any updates about him. I'm glad he is doing well and I feel proud being Half Venezuelan... But this video was in April so hopefully today is doing excellent

  • L
    L 10 months ago


  • TheLicktySplitz
    TheLicktySplitz 10 months ago

    Good job young man. You're an amazing individual and I see amazing things in your future.

  • benji
    benji 10 months ago +1

    Respect my brother

  • Natalie King
    Natalie King 10 months ago

    A wonderful young hero. His parents should be beyond proud

  • AE Danku
    AE Danku 10 months ago

    Bruh he got lasered

  • The Knight
    The Knight 10 months ago

    He is not iron man,he is captain America coz in the movies it's states that Tony stark isn't a person who will lie down on a bomb to save others whereas Steve rogers did that.

  • Liam Soda
    Liam Soda 10 months ago

    I like this kid but I hate his parents/lawyer who are suing literally everyone. He's already got like 2.5 million from donations total and now they're suing for more money. I only agree with suing for money if they aren't going to court so they get some justice. They're suing people that have nothing to do with any of it. Stupid.

  • L EL
    L EL 11 months ago +1

    That much bravery isn’t common place in kids these days

  • Layko music
    Layko music 11 months ago

    Dude took " id take a bullet for ya" to a whoooooole new level. Upmost respect for him

  • Del
    Del 11 months ago

    A Venezuelan immigrant.

  • devon Ruzich
    devon Ruzich 11 months ago

    Respect. Your braver than I could ever be and for hat respect

  • zRam
    zRam 11 months ago +1

    Mad respect to this kid 🤞🏽❤️

  • Richard Ramirez
    Richard Ramirez 11 months ago

    I respect this kid

  • Daniel Guaracha
    Daniel Guaracha 11 months ago

    So his mom just sifts thru his mail too

  • 23shipoopi23
    23shipoopi23 11 months ago +3


  • Hello People
    Hello People 11 months ago +239

    See TRUMP there are good brave Latinos out there

    • Dvalle
      Dvalle 2 months ago

      RUclip are snowflakes or going inside schools and shooting them up

    • B Rhodes
      B Rhodes 3 months ago

      @Melissa G Amen

  • 1080pLegit
    1080pLegit Year ago

    the supreme phone flipped off the shooter im guessing from here on

  • dcarl789
    dcarl789 Year ago

    This man hero and legend is the real hero and wants no recognition and I’m sure is proud of what he did he is a silent hero and not looking for the fame as Hogg and Gonzalez. May he live the rest of his life free and peaceful Thank you for your act of bravery !!!

  • Nathan Maluenda
    Nathan Maluenda Year ago

    Batman is better than iron man. You're the real batman.

  • Brucev7
    Brucev7 Year ago

    No Bible, No God Dead Churches producing no witness Mark 1:15

  • Paul S
    Paul S Year ago +1


  • Ntony
    Ntony Year ago

    Hero.... Humans do exists.... he doesn't know anything lol........ donkeys. . funny.... superman...

  • K R
    K R Year ago +44

    Man look at the sadness in his eyes so sad God bless everyone nobody should have to go through that

    • Stefan Urban
      Stefan Urban 3 months ago +1

      Well he is in a weelchair, his leg bones are shattered from the bullets.

  • Colorado Montevello

    Stay strong Anthony. Barca 🙏


    Hoax Nation(z) !

  • Tommy House
    Tommy House Year ago

    We need more ppl like this

  • Lil Blue_elijah
    Lil Blue_elijah Year ago

    He is a hero

  • chepitacossey
    chepitacossey Year ago

    This Kid is from Venezuela. A communist country. He is only been in the State for over 3 years. This Family is suing the Sheriff office and I believe the School too. They all knew about the Criminal kid shooter 6 months before all this happened on Feb 14/2018
    The Media are not talking about this kid at all. They only want you to know about all the RADICAL KIDS against our 2nd Amendment. They did not allowed many of the School kids for GUNS in the DC’s March.
    Que bueno que este muchacho le va a poner DEMANDA a todos estos. El Sheriff Israel esta envuelto con el grupo de los Musulman Hamas y Muslim Brotherhood. Deben de meterlo en la Carcel.