Gael gets a big hug from his Kindergarten teacher Sandra Shields
A Dolphin Terrace Elementary School student is now back home with a new kidney after a stray bullet struck him in Juarez leaving him severely injured.
Gael Canizales was shot in 2018. The bullet caused severe damage to his kidney and left him unable to walk and attend school.
On November 22, Gael arrived at the El Paso International Airport with a new kidney he received in San Antonio.
Gael’s kindergarten teacher and school staff from Dolphin Terrace Elementary School gathered at the airport to welcome him as he arrived.
Video courtesy of YISD