Highland Park shooting survivor Cooper Roberts, CPD Officer Danny Golden recognized for perseverance

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Thursday, March 23, 2023
Cooper Roberts, Danny Golden recognized for perseverance in recovery
The Brennan Rehabilitation Foundation is recognizing a Highland Park shooting survivor and Chicago police officer with its annual Socrates Award.

WILMETTE, Ill. (WLS) -- The Brennan Rehabilitation Foundation is honoring two local residents with their annual Socrates Award.

It's given to spinal cord injury survivors who have shown perseverance during their rehabilitation.

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This year Cooper Roberts, the young Highland Park parade shooting survivor, and Chicago police Officer Danny Golden, who was shot while trying to break up a bar fight last July, received it.

Both Roberts and Golden are now paralyzed after being shot in the separate incidents.

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They both will receive a cash grant annually, starting this year.