My friend John Park sent me the following:
This is an article about my old friend, UVa housemate, fellow Glee Club member, and all around wonderful character, D.R. Tyler Magill, who took on Nazis in Charlottesville and has now suffered a stroke.
In the video below we see Tyler doing the right thing, in a smart, calm way, as he chased Nazi organizer Jason Kessler from the podium along with a group of fellow protesters. This, despite having already been doused in torch fuel and struck with torches by fascist thugs as he and a group of 25 students were surrounded by the alt-right mob at the base of the statue on Saturday night. At one point he was struck in the neck, which damaged an artery, leading to his stroke.
He's stable from what we know, and has a fundraising goal to cover sick leave costs, but more publicity about his actions would be a good thing.
I hope Tyler inspires others to be this brave in the face of fascist thugs.
Here's another person who was injured in the same terrorist attack that killed Heather Heyer. Her name is Natalie Romero:
Here's a USA Today article about Natalie. She was in the Junior ROTC.
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