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a survivor of the mass shooting in parkland Florida says Harvard University has rescinded its decision to admit him over racist comments he made months before the massacre Kyle cash off became the target of online criticism last month after images of a shared study guide were posted on Twitter showing the student using anti black slurs cash off posted an apology saying he was embarrassed by the comments he made he was sixteen at the time and says he was trying to be as extreme and shocking as possible cash off was a junior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school on February fourteenth two thousand eighteen when a gunman opened fire killing seventeen students and staff he became a gun rights advocate after the shooting distinguishing himself from other parkland students who have rallied for stricter gun control laws cash off says he submitted a written apology to Harvard after the school asked him to explain the comments he made he says he then received a letter from the admissions dean saying his acceptance had been revoked Harvard declined to respond to the matter saying the university does not comment publicly on the admission of individual applicants