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Madera High senior graduates in hospital

Student gets diploma despite car accident

From this graduation season comes a story of perseverance. About a week before getting her diploma Thursday, a severe car accident threatened the life of a Madera High School teen.


Chayla Wiggers survived major injuries but is still recovering. Memories of the crash are as fresh to her as her wounds.


“Crazy; they said it was insane that I was alive. They were actually shocked,” she said.


On June 1, the car she was in crashed into a guardrail along Avenue 9. Others inside escaped unscathed, but rescuers had to pull her out using the jaws of life...

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