Thursday, April 12, 2012

Help a Massachusetts Vet

I came accross this article on at this address:

UXBRIDGE, Mass (FOX25 / - An Uxbridge man injured while serving in Iraq in 2005 is trying to raise money for an operation that will help ease his constant pain.
Sgt. Stephen Mandile suffered brain and spinal cord injuries during a Humvee crash in Baghdad. The 34-year-old has a hard time walking and must take 21 pills a day.
Mandile says he applied to have the surgery done by the V.A., but he says the request was denied.
The procedure involves implanting a pain pump in Mandile's body. It will cost as much as $50,000. Mandile and his wife say they decided to ask for help after their daughter was born.

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1 comment:

  1. Fire & Iron MC Blackstone Valley Stations benefit ride to help a local wounded vet with medical needs / back surgery.
    Registration at Progressive Club in Uxbridge 0900-1030 and kickstands up at 11:00.
    Ride will end at the Hawks Nest in Northbridge with a chicken BBQ.
    Price: $20 for riders (BBQ included)
    $15 for passenger(BBQ included)
    $15 for non-riders BBQ only.
    There will also be a poker run, mileage guess and 50/50 raffle.!/events/343521289055915/