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megimoo
05-21-2011, 11:01 PM
HOUSTON—Hundreds of people gathered at Bush Intercontinental Airport on Friday to welcome more than 200 wounded veterans to Houston.

The veterans, many of them in wheelchairs or on crutches, passed through a cordon of cheering civilians waving flags and yelling their thanks. Some people in the crowd stepped out to shake the veterans hands or hug them and welcome them to Texas.

"Awesome," said one of the veterans. "God bless Texas." (snip) "In the morning they’re going to see 200 boats sitting on the water with volunteers that are opening their hearts to show these soldiers a really good time...


http://www.khou.com/home/Hundreds-of-wounded-veterans-welcomed-at-Bush-Intercontinental-122360634.html

PoliCon
05-22-2011, 01:46 AM
Good find moo. Thanks for posting

JB
05-22-2011, 06:32 PM
On Saturday, volunteers are whipping up a fish fry for the veterans and taking them out on the Gulf of Mexico for a fishing expedition.

"In the morning they’re going to see 200 boats sitting on the water with volunteers that are opening their hearts to show these soldiers a really good time on the water," said volunteer Sherry Kocian.Very cool.

PoliCon
05-22-2011, 08:33 PM
Bumping.