MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — In November 2010, 12-year-old Guadalupe Galeno-Hernandez was paralyzed after being hit by a stray bullet which went through her throat and severed her spine.
She spent a month at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, and then six months at St. Paul’s Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare.
On Saturday morning, Galeno-Hernandez and her family will meet with those who’ve supported her through four years of recovery at an event called “A Celebration of Life” at the BMO Harris Bank on East Lake Street.
V.J. Smith is president of the organization.