Eleven-year-old Brendan O’Callaghan was seriously injured in a school bus crash in New Jersey last week and has been hospitalized since. The bus was taking fifth graders on a field trip to a New Jersey historic site when it collided with a dump truck Thursday morning. The bus was ripped apart and knocked on its side. Officials said one student and one teacher were killed. The crash left Brendan with a punctured lung, broken bones and a concussion. Brendan’s dad, Arnie O’Callaghan, says his son doesn’t remember being in the crash and hadn’t smiled in days. But when he was sent a gift from his favorite hockey player, Brendan’s face lit up and then he was moved to tears. The New York Rangers sent a goalie stick signed by Brendan’s idol, Henrik Lundqvist, to the hospital. Brendan also received a card signed by the New York Rangers organization. The 5th grader appeared to be shocked by the gift from the hockey great. “Who’s number 30?” his mom asked as she unwrapped the hockey stick. Brendan knew who it was — his favorite player, Lundqvist. “He signed this for you, Brendan!” his mom said. “You’re in our thoughts and our prayers…. Read full this story
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