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Dwyane Wade visits students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High

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Dwyane Wade visits students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High

Wade surprised students Wednesday with a visit during their lunch period. Wednesday marked a return to normalcy at the Parkland, Fla., school, as it was the first full day with regular class schedules since the February 14 mass shooting.

One student posted a video of Wade's visit on social media, which is a must watch. "I'm thankful they came to the game, thankful I got a chance just to talk to them and tell them my appreciation, to let them know we will continue to use our voice, to continue to shine the light on what they're talking about and what they're going through and what they're dealing with".

Wade later wrote on Twitter that he had a "great conversation" with students about "some important/impactful things that they have planned". "As someone from here in the public eye, I'm proud to say I'm from this state because of you guys". "So I just say thank you".

DeVos broke with Republicans who have tried to stifle the survivors in their push for gun control, encouraging the students to speak up and push for reforms. The guard said he plans on being involved.

Wade been among many members of the team who have reached out to the shooting victims since it took place.

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Wade was touched when the parents of one of those killed, 17-year-old Joaquin Oliver, revealed they had buried their son in Wade's basketball jersey.

On Saturday, Wade met with the Oliver family and gave them a pair of specially made shoes that included the name of the school and Joaquin's name.

"You hurt for the family", Wade told reporters late last month.

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was on campus meeting with students and teachers.

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