Lung Collapse Doesn’t Stop High School Class President From Delivering Graduation Speech - Cincinnati Children's Blog

Lung Collapse Doesn’t Stop High School Class President From Delivering Graduation Speech

When Dixie Heights High School class president Casmir Thornberry’s lung collapsed less than two weeks from his high school graduation, it seemed doubtful he’d make the ceremony and deliver his long-planned speech. But the medical staff at Cincinnati Children’s got the graduating senior back on his feet in time for his commencement address.

Two Cincinnati television stations covered this story: WLWT and WCPO.

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