Bombing survivor graduates from high school

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16 years ago an act of domestic terrorism destroyed a building in Oklahoma City. One of the survivors who were inside the daycare housed in the building and injured in the explosion has graduated from high school.

Two-year-old Donquay Hammons was being taken from America kids daycare downtown — bloodied and injured from the Murrah federal building bombing across the street.

He’s just one face out of many walking the stage at Edmond North’s graduation.

“He had head injuries and he was cut up on the top upper part of his body,” said Rashell Hammons-Sey.

Donquay’s aunt, Rashell Hammons-Sey, has raised him from birth.

“He had his nightmares. It took him a little longer to talk,” she said.

Donquay didn’t let an event that could’ve taken his life to stop him. He said he doesn’t talk about the devastating blast and tell only those close to him know about it.

“I’m more grateful, thinking of all those people that died. And I survived. So shows I have a purpose in life,” Donquay said.

He will be attending College of the Canyons to study forensic science and play football.