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John Cena responds to calls for support of Officer Duzel

COLORADO SPRINGS – Actor and wrestler John Cena has posted a video response to the Colorado Springs Police Department’s calls for his support of a big fan, wounded officer Cem Duzel.

Duzel, who was shot in August, is still recovering in Denver hospital and is a huge fan of Cena. In fact, joining Cem’s family and friends in the hospital is a miniature version of Cena.

Cena is currently in Vancouver working on a film.

“I saw on the web machine your story. Your fantastic story of perseverance and grit, just in the face of adversity. You are surrounded by those that you love and those that support you, and I think that’s extra special. I also saw that you’re surrounded by a small action figure that bears the likeness of the man before you, only with a different haircut,” Cena said in the video.

CSPD to Cena
CSPD to Cena

Cena offered to be a punching bag for Duzel when times get tough. He also stated, “Never give up. Words that you embody. I think your journey and perseverance and strength is amazing, I wanted to send you a personal message of thank you.”


Benjamin Lloyd

Benjamin Lloyd

Digital Executive Producer for KOAA News 5. Email - Twitter: @Ben_L_Lloyd​
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