Seventh grader writes local
paper: Pay respect to the Veterans who earned
"As the speaker talked, I began
crying. I have been to the National Vietnam Memorial. I have seen my
cousins’ names on the wall. I have seen how this war caused PTSD in
two of my uncles. After the ceremony and after taps was played, I gave
the speaker a hug, and I cried."
people, two Veterans, one goal – “Bring awareness to PTSD by giving love
back to humanity one hug at a time.” With approximately 132 facilities
still to visit, the Human Hug Project may soon be coming to a VA medical center near you.
easy to nominate a Veteran. All it takes is an email to us with as much
information as you can put together. Click on the picture to the left for
an overview of how to put together a great #VeteranOfTheDay package.
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