Michigan Teenager Survives Coronavirus, Graduates High School Alijah Cromartie spent more than two months in the hospital because of COVID-19, and was even put on ventilator. He was just discharged. To commemorate, hospital staff staged a graduation procession.
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Michigan Teenager Survives Coronavirus, Graduates High School

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Michigan Teenager Survives Coronavirus, Graduates High School

Michigan Teenager Survives Coronavirus, Graduates High School

Michigan Teenager Survives Coronavirus, Graduates High School

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Alijah Cromartie spent more than two months in the hospital because of COVID-19, and was even put on ventilator. He was just discharged. To commemorate, hospital staff staged a graduation procession.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. Alijah Cromartie has two reasons to celebrate. The Michigan teenager graduated from high school and from COVID-19. He spent more than two months in the hospital. He was even put on a ventilator, but he was just discharged. To commemorate, hospital staff staged a graduation procession. A video shows them lining a hospital hall and clapping as Alijah walks past them in a crimson cap and gown with a huge smile on his face.

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