'BEL13VE in Miracles Gala' raises thousands to help Jablonski, others

Nearly 800 people, including dozens of NHL players, were at the Xcel Energy Center Thursday night to celebrate the progress being made by Jack Jablonski. The Benilde-St. Margaret hockey player was paralyzed during a game last winter.
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Nearly 800 people, including dozens of NHL players, were at the Xcel Energy Center Thursday night to celebrate the progress being made by Jack Jablonski. The Benilde-St. Margaret hockey player was paralyzed during a game last winter. Jablonski’s mother, Leslie, told WCCO, “What a difference it has made in him. Every day I feel like little miracles are happening."

The Minnesota Wild and the Christopher Reeve Foundation hosted the sold-out gala. Fox 9 reports ticket sales alone raised $120,000 for Jablonski and others with spinal cord injuries.

You can follow Jack's progress at www.Jabby13.com.

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