(Neither attends Stoneman Douglas.) The 36-year-old learned last month that one of the victims, a teenage fan named Joaquin Oliver, had been buried in his No. 3 replica jersey.
The students at the Parkland, Fla. high school were, to put it mildly according to what they posted on social media, pretty happy about Wade's visit.
But the secretary clashed with a number of the student survivors, who have mobilised in support of stricter gun control measures since the shooting. I just wanted to come and say I'm inspired by all of you.
Students flocked to the Heat star, who came to the high school to pay his respects after 17 students were shot and killed on February 14.
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"Wade enjoyed his visit with the students as well, and even said on Twitter afterwards that he wants to be ". more involved in the change that they WILL create". "As someone out here in the public eye, I'm proud to say I'm from this state because of you guys, because of the future of this world because of you guys".
In another tweet, Wade continued: "It's way BIGGER than basketball". "But we need to help elevate those opportunities and make sure people know there are solutions that can be engaged immediately". "Joaquin Oliver may you Rest In Peace and i dedicate my return and the rest of this Miami Heat season to you", Wade tweeted after the game.
Teacher Debbie Jacobson posted a picture of her with Wade on Twitter as well Wednesday thanking the Heat player for all he did for Oliver's family. Thank you for being generous with your time today! Wade subsequently wrote Oliver's name on his shoes, met privately with Oliver's family and dedicated the remainder of the season to his memory. "A real bright spot for our kids!"