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Track Chair project to help two more veterans


Last week, things took a strange turn when it was discovered that the veteran chosen to receive the track chair already had one that didn’t work. Members of the committee were originally startled to discover that Jereme Sawyer, the soldier who lost his legs in Afghanistan already had a track chair.

But there’s a happy resolution. It turns out his chair is still under warranty, and will be fixed for free by the dealer.

More good news is that the commitee’s efforts and generous donations by hundreds of individuals, businesses and institutions have left the committee with enough money to purchase a track chair, which will now be given to another veteran in need. But the good news doesn...

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