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Life well lived: NYPD Detective Steven McDonald dies at 59

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New York Police Department Detective Steven McDonald was left paralyzed when he was shot by a teenager while on patrol in Central Park in 1986. McDonald publicly forgave the teen, saying he hopes he can “find peace and purpose in his life.” He died this week at age 59, days after suffering a heart attack.

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