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When wounded soldier couldn't get around his house students decided to build him a better one
Fox News / The Associated Press ^
| November 11, 2013
Posted on 11/10/2013 10:38:45 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
LANCASTER, Calif. When Jerral Hancock came home from the Iraq war missing one arm, with another that barely worked and a paralyzed body that was burned all over, he was a hero to the Mojave Desert town of Lancaster, Calif.
When he got home, however, he would be forgotten by all but his two young children and his parents.
That was until the students in Jamie Goodreau's U.S. history classes learned about how he got stuck in his modest mobile home for half a year...
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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; US: California
KEYWORDS: california; veterans
Thank God for peope like Jamie Goodreau!
posted on 11/10/2013 10:42:20 PM PST
(" And a new day will dawn for those who stand long, and the forests will echo in laughter")
His wife left him and the kids? Sheesh.
posted on 11/10/2013 11:27:40 PM PST
(Of Course I didn't read the article. After all, this is FreeRepublic..)
I hope Homes for our Troops steps in & helps this hero.
posted on 11/11/2013 4:39:07 AM PST
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