Lady Gaga Makes Sure High School Shooting Victim Daniel Borowy Has an Unforgettable Christmas (EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS)
The "Poker Face" singer answered a Facebook SOS to make sure that a tragic teenage shooting victim had a very special Christmas.
‘Little Monster’ Daniel Borowy, 17, who was the victim of a horrifying shooting inside the cafeteria at Perry Hall High School just outside of Baltimore, reached out to his favorite singer to share his admiration and love for all-things-Gaga.
“It really was a special gesture by Lady Gaga and really lifted Daniel’s spirits because he is a huge fan of her music,” his father Milton Borowy told Celebuzz.
“We could not believe the response on the Facebook and we never dreamed that such a busy superstar would take the time to reach out to my son."
Milton says the injuries his son endured has left a long road to recovery, but Daniel is on the mend.
“He was shot in the back and underwent three surgeries during his month long stay in hospital, but he’s recovering well now.”Facebook page set up by Daniel’s friends and family quickly amassed 33,000 ‘likes’ before reaching social networker Gaga.
Daniel, 17, who suffers from Down Syndrome, was shot on his first day at Perry Hall High School by a 15-year-old classmate.
The incident -- which was described as a random shooting by police -- led to a major review of school security in Baltimore.Born This Way Foundation along with her mother Cynthia Germanotta aimed at empowering youth.
“Lady Gaga is a remarkable person and it was great that she reached out to my son at his time of need," Milton said.
“She really made sure that Daniel has a very special Christmas during a difficult time for our family.”