Veterans get family support during recovery

January 26, 2007 at 6:59 am Leave a comment

I saw this while watching the news last night.  The Fisher house is a place for the families of the injured veterans to stay while their loved ones recover from injuries they have sustained in Iraq or Afghanistan.  Mr Fisher deserves some serious praise.  What a work of love.  (Update: @16:20 on the newscast link below)

Links:  The Fisher House Foundation

What Brian Williams said in his blog.

Last nights newscast (not posted yet) also had a segment on the soldiers that were killed in the Blackhawk that went down in Iraq this week.  Yep, they had lives just like you and me.  May their families find the peace they seek.

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