Dwyane Wade Gets Emotional as Parkland Victim Is Buried in His Jersey

Style Magazine Newswire | 2/27/2018, 2:38 p.m.
Dwayne Wade returned to the Miami Heat just six days before the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in ...
Dwayne Wade (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Dwayne Wade returned to the Miami Heat just six days before the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on February 14. Little did he know how much of an impact he had already had on one of its victims.

Wade was overcome with emotion learning that Joaquin Oliver—a 17-year-old boy killed during the tragic shooting—was buried in his jersey.

“This is Joaquin Oliver,” Wade wrote on Twitter accompanied with a picture of Oliver. “He was one of the 17 young lives that were lost tragically at Douglas HighSchool in Parkland. Joaquin was one of many that i heard was excited about my return to Miami and yesterday was buried in my jersey. This is why we will not just SHUT up and dribble!”

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