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Bin Laden is not eleven attacks started a war that as you know folks let thousands of our GI's with -- devastating injuries in those wounded warriors still need help.
Of the sort being provided by the actor Gary Sinise as Craig reports.
And veterans in my family had not been -- -- with Vietnam veterans groups in the Chicago area.
Four -- back in the early eighties and then I played one and then Forrest Gump and and got -- -- with the Disabled American Veterans.
Freezing millions of various charitable organizations Gary started that Gary Sinise foundation.
The multi talented performer now spends most of his time.
Touring with the lieutenant Dan band raising money to build homes designed -- wounded veterans with special needs.
I always wondered was it your role as lieutenant Dan in Forrest Gump.
They gave you some insight into soldiers coming back with disabilities the struggles that they go through.
My involvement with the when it when we deployed in desert Iraq and Afghanistan and our guys starting getting hurt and killed and that kind of thing I just.
I just felt the need to do some.
Think he carries building for America's bravest concert series provides funds for Smart homes for veteran amputees.
His performance Friday it was a benefit for 26 year old triple amputee army specialist Bryan -- -- Who lost an arm and two legs in an IED attack in Afghanistan last summer.
Brian's mom Mary Jane.
It's the most unselfish thing I've ever come up for us.
He doesn't know us he does -- my son none of these other boys and yet.
He's just so willing to do everything he can to help them and it's truly amazing.
What does it mean to you in terms of having your own home being able to be on your own independent as a result of this car -- gonna be.
That's that's what we'll look -- explore.
It's a bit -- -- right oh yeah every woman.
Sinise was recruited by the tunnel to towers foundations run by frank ciller in honor of his brother Stephen.
-- New York firefighter who famously ran a mile from the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to the World Trade Center in full gear on 9/11.
-- was one of 343.
Killed and the collapse.
Couple years ago decided we're -- -- the first house for quad triple for the first plot to -- BT Brendan Morocco.
First ever to survive any war and I knew Gary Sinise had a -- And I know what he does for our military its highest commission's call.
Gary up the mess we can do with us and help us raise money -- that house that we're doing -- cat's -- issued a foot building eleven houses.
And to have -- -- -- is is unbelievable.
What is your impression.
When you meet these men knowing -- sacrificed.
-- well I'm I'm always.
At -- always humbled and amazed at that update the kind of people we answer.
It's been extremely difficult.
You know one day they're healthy they have everything they wanted list and then the next -- in this situation.
And they come home less than perfect.
Now I know eventually when this house is built he has a home -- he would never gonna find.
And -- and the situation where he can't get anywhere -- be comfortable.
Or not be able to meet something more into something for himself so we're very grateful and I always remember this quote by Calvin Coolidge the nation.
Which forgets its defenders will itself be forgotten.
We can't forget our defenders.
I meant to that Craig excellent report.
The good news is that so many of these guys who are losing limbs are -- that's right or other advances in body armor.
Access to advanced life support technology in the field and even.
Transporting these gravely wounded warriors great distances to proper hospitals is allowed a lot of them to survive now there are war.
Or her -- quadruple amputees.
But the first to survive and what so for quadruple -- before quadruple -- and all of them have been offered homes.
By this and he's foundation and that the -- solid foundation great report thanks thank you.
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