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'He's a true hero'

Lutheran brothers help subdue student who opened fire in school cafeteria

Jake Ryker turned 17 on May 21, but he also became a hero that day when he tackled Kipland P. Kinkel, the youth accused of spraying rifle bullets into the cafeteria of Thurston High School in Springfield, Ore., killing two and wounding 22 others.


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