man holding note that reads, "Thank you for seeing me as a veteran and not a homeless man. Peace."
WHEN A SOLDIER COMES HOME
When a soldier comes home from war
After being diagnosed with leprosy, Tetsuo Sakurai was forced to leave home at the age of 15. He didn't return for more than 60 years. At first, he received treatment in neighboring Hirosaki for 10 months but after he showed no improvement, his parents were obliged to have him quarantined in a sanatorium under Japan's 1907 Leprosy Prevention Law (not repealed until 1996).
How To Thank A Soldier, By George W. Bush
...of course the News didn't run this story-it wasn't negative gossip or aiding in an illegal imagrants free ride to America ahead of ppl who have served & sacrificed for our freedom!!!