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Aaron Willis (Source: CBS4)

Miami Teen Paralyzed In Shooting Making Progress One Year Later

December 19th marks one year since 16-year-old Aaron Willis’ life was changed forever.

12/18/2013

Aaron Willis as he heads back to school as a sophomore for the first time since being shot in the back and paralyzed. (Source: CBS4)

Miami Teen Paralyzed In Shooting Goes Back To Class

It was a morning of new classes, new friends, and new challenges for South Florida students who headed back to school Monday but for one tenth grader, the challenges were far greater as he learns to adapt to life in high school in a wheelchair. But even that can’t dampen Aaron Willis’ spirit.

CBS Miami–08/19/2013

Aaron Willis on his new power scooter. (Source: CBS4)

Special Delivery For Miami Teen Paralyzed In Drive-By Shooting

It was a site that brought tears to the eyes of Sammie Willis, whose 15-year-old son Aaron was paralyzed from the waist down on December 19th when a bullet struck him in the back in a drive-by shooting.

CBS4–03/15/2013

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Pastors Demand Change Over Miami Shootings

More than 20 pastors from around Miami-Dade met with Miami Police Chief Manuel Orosa for a few hours on Tuesday and say he endorsed some of their ideas to curb the shootings that plagued the inner city.

CBS4–02/26/2013

Police investigate some bullet casings left behind after a teen was shot in the back in Wynwood on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Exclusive: Miami Teen Shot In Back Released From Hospital

A 15-year-old youngster who was shot in the back five weeks ago while riding his bicycle is home from the hospital and says he prays he one day will be able to walk again.

CBS4–01/24/2013

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Teen Shot While Riding Bike Looking For Answers

Aaron Willis, 15, remains in the hospital Friday more than a week after he was shot while riding his bike. Willis may never walk again because the bullet that hit him did extensive damage to his spine.

CBS Miami–12/28/2012