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Lowe's Workers Fix Vet's Wheelchair (After VA Wouldn't)

Lowe's Workers Fix Vet's Wheelchair (After VA Wouldn't)
Posted Thursday, July 17th 2014 @ 11am  by John Johnson, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – A public thank-you by a Vietnam vet to three workers at Lowe's is providing yet more ammo for critics of the VA. As he explains in a letter to the Staten Island Advance, Michael Sulsona lost both his legs to a landmine during the war. He'd been trying to get a new wheelchair from the VA for the last two years without success, and it finally broke down on him during a trip to the hardware store. Three employees came to his assistance, remaining after the store closed to make sure his chair got fixed. "I kept thanking them and all they could say was, 'It was our honor," writes Sulsona.

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