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Red Lake survivor looking forward to school


Steve Cobenais, one of the survivors of the March 21, 2005, shootings on the Red Lake Reservation in Minnesota, is looking forward to returning to school in the fall.

Cobenais, 15, lost an eye and suffered a severe brain injury after being shot in the head by Jeff Weise, 16, who killed himself. Cobenais said he doesn't know why he was targeted.

Cobenais has been recovering but his family has been hit by other tragedies. While in the hospital, his home was vandalized and many of his possessions were stolen. His father lost his summer job and the family has had to move in with Steven's grandmother.

A fund has been set up to help the Cobenais family. Donations can be mailed to:
Steven Cobenais Fund
Deerwood Bank
P.O. Box 1278
Bemidji, MN 56607
218-759-6919.

Get the Story:
Survivor of Red Lake shootings looking forward to school (AP 7/28)
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Red Lake Shooting Victim Looks Forward To School (WCCO 7/28)

Relevant Links:
Red Lake Net News - http://www.rlnn.com
Red Lake Nation - http://www.redlakenation.org
Red Lake High School - http://www.paulbunyan.net/rlschools/hs.htm

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