In the aftermath of the mass shooting ocured on Wednesday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida,who took the lives of 17 people and many more wounded, the sports world has united around this tragedy, sending his prayers and support to those affected by the tragedy.
But for Anthony Rizzo, first basement of the Chicago Cubs, the shooting hit him personally, as the tragedy ocured at his former high school. Just after the news broke, Rizzo sent his support via tweet:
Parkland and Coral Springs please stay strong! This is out of control and and our country is in desperate need for change. I hope In this darkest of times back home this brings everyone together and we can find love. You’re all in my prayers ��������— Anthony Rizzo (@ARizzo44) 14 de febrero de 2018
Anthony Rizzo is headed home to Florida to be with his family and the community of Douglas High School. Besides attending the school a decade ago, Rizzo has a personal connection to the tragedy there yesterday. A relative of his long tome agent was... https://t.co/xUpod0Qghr— Jesse Rogers (@ESPNChiCubs) 15 de febrero de 2018