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Community Rallies Behind Julio Galay: Scholar Athlete Survives Shooting, Faces New Challenges

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NEW YORK - eTradeWire -- The Chelsea neighborhood in Manhattan stands united in support of Julio Galay, a scholar athlete who miraculously survived a senseless shooting near the basketball courts on 18th Street and 9th Avenue on April 2nd. Julio, known for his dedication to both academics and athletics, now faces a new battle as he grapples with partial paralysis caused by the bullet that struck him in the back.

The night of April 2nd was supposed to be like any other for Julio Galay, a young man with dreams as big as the city itself. But as he honed his basketball skills on the very courts where he grew up perfecting his craft, tragedy struck. Shot in the back and left to die, Julio's life was forever changed in an instant.

However, Julio's resilience knows no bounds. Despite the grave nature of his injuries, Julio fought for his life and emerged from the ordeal with a newfound determination to overcome the obstacles in his path. A graduate of Regis University, Julio had returned to his neighborhood to care for his mother and grandmother, both of whom needed his help due to their disabilities. Now, it is Julio who finds himself in need of support from the community he has always called home.

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"Julio's strength and courage in the face of adversity are truly inspiring," said Marvin Ramirez, one of Julio's brother and spokesperson for the #StandWithJulio movement. "He has always been there for others, and now it's our turn to be there for him."

As Julio embarks on the challenging road to recovery, the Chelsea neighborhood is rallying behind him with unwavering support. Candlelight vigils, fundraisers(https://gofund.me/62b30193), and social media campaigns have sprung up in solidarity with Julio and his family, demonstrating the resilience and compassion of the community in the face of tragedy.

Despite the passage of three weeks, the shooter responsible for this heinous act remains at large, leaving Julio and his loved ones with unanswered questions and a lingering sense of fear. The New York Police Department continues to investigate, urging anyone with information to come forward and help bring the perpetrator to justice.

Julio Galay's story is a testament to the strength of the human spirit and the power of community to come together in times of need. As Julio continues his journey towards recovery, the Chelsea neighborhood stands united in its commitment to support him every step of the way.

For media inquiries, please contact:

Marvin Ramirez
#StandWithJulio Movement Spokesperson
Email: Info@juliogalay.org
Phone: (646) 641-4399

Julio Galay Foundation/ Marvin Ramirez

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