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‘Everyone Was Crying’: Eyewitness Recalls Assassination Attempt on St. John Paul II

Magda Gorman/Used by permission.An arrow points to David DePerro in St. Peter’s Square on May 13, 1981.

David DePerro, who was 9 years old at the time, saw the Pontiff shot at close range on May 13, 1981,

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