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Miami-Dade School Board Member Collapses After His Swearing-In Ceremony

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SEBASTIAN BALLESTAS
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MIAMI HERALD
School Board Vice Chair Dr. Steve Gallon III speaks during a Coronavirus School conference at the School Board Administration Building in Miami on Friday March 13, 2020

Miami-Dade School Board member Steve Gallon III lost consciousness right after delivering his swearing-in speech on Tuesday morning at the district’s auditorium.

Gallon, who represents the county’s northern-most district, just wrapped up his speech when he passed out around 10:30 a.m. and collapsed to the floor.

Moments before, while delivering his remarks, he complained about his voice becoming hoarse and he grabbed a bottle of water.

Read more at our news partner the Miami Herald.