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But the best thing he saw, Dominguez said, was “a gentleman who was a veteran, in a wheelchair, and the special wheelchair he needed was wider than the doorways of his house, which were all very narrow. When the Armed Forces Foundation came to him, he said all he wanted was for them to put a window in the side of his house so he could watch his kids play in the yard. Well, they did better than that: They arranged to re-do his whole house so it was more handicapped accessible so he could go outside where the kids were.”
In a profound way, the Armed Forces Foundation is pro-troops and pro-family, and it supports those troops and families at times of greatest challenges and tragedy. And it’s a great choice, it would certainly seem, for somebody who refuses to let a tragedy be the final word.
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In the first month after Richard Livingston’s death, the foundation reports having received more than 140 donations in his memory, totaling more than $25,000.
The Foundation accepts donations at 16 North Carolina Avenue, SE, Washington, D.C., 20003, or at its website.
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