Of all the athletes who have supported the students at Stoneman Douglas High School, Dwyane Wade has taken things to a new level. Ever since the shooting nearly a month ago that killed 17 people, Wade has since worn Stoneman Douglas shoes, had given a special jersey to the family of one of his fans who had been killed and supported the students in their effort for stricter gun control measures in the United States.

Today, in Stoneman Douglas High School’s first day back in school since the shooting, Wade made a surprise visit to Parkland to let students know how he felt about them and how their reaction to such a terrible tragedy has inspired Wade.

This was certainly a much appreciated gesture from Wade and gladly returned the gesture to the Heat star.

Wade himself tweeted about his visit and was looking forward to working with the students in the future.

In a related story, current Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited Parkland and that didn’t go as well as Wade’s visit.

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