It’s hard to believe it has been more than a decade since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Connecticut.
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Isaiah Márquez-Greene was only 8 years old on the horrible day that claimed 26 lives, including that of his 6-year-old sister, Ana Grace. He’s now 18 years old and plans to become a lawyer, but family finances are tight. On the night he attended a New York Rangers game at Madison Square Garden in New York City, he had no idea his fate was about to change in a very big way!
Isaiah was delighted to meet Rangers captain Jacob Trouba, who greeted him on the ice for what the teen thought was just a jersey signing. Then Jacob asked him to take a seat at the bench and pulled out a scholarship funded by the Garden of Dreams Foundation!
“I know your story, I feel for you, you’re an amazing human,” Jacob told Isaiah.
Isaiah plans to attend the University of Connecticut in the fall, and Jacob wants to attend his graduation.
Watch the sweet moment unfold below, and be sure to share.
Isaiah: You’re our inspiration.— New York Rangers (@NYRangers) April 14, 2023
We can’t wait to see you right back here after Troubs watches you graduate law school. pic.twitter.com/GUU8FhQHFM
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