It’s been almost a year since Brooklyn Rouse was shot while delivering pizza in Macon, and her remarkable recovery has touched thousands through social media.
On Dec. 26, 2016, then-21-year-old Rouse was shot in the head and neck while delivering pizza in place of her co-worker to a house in Macon, Georgia. Just three months later, she returned to Macon “walking, talking and smiling” after being treated at Shepherd Center in Atlanta.
“This progress, it has to be a miracle,” Rouse told news reporters in March.
When a January tweet about Rouse’s recovery from the “Everything Georgia” Twitter account resurfaced on the social media site Tuesday, Rouse quoted it saying, “Yes honey! I’m 85% of the way.” The tweet immediately went viral, and as of Thursday, had over 132,000 likes and 36,000 retweets.
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Her tweet also had over 500 replies, many of which were of people congratulating her on her progress.