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Petition calls for full military burial of Florida shooting victim

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PARKLAND, Fla. -

One of the victims of the Parkland, Florida school shooting was a 15-year-old JROTC cadet, and a petition is now calling for him to receive a full military burial.

Peter Wang was holding the door open so his fellow students could escape when he was killed.

More than 37,000 people have signed the petition so far.

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Wang's dream was to attend West Point and serve in the Army.

His funeral is later today.

Members of the military will pay their respects to the teenager and his family, regardless of whether or not Wang receives full honors at his burial.

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