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Many years ago, I was a patient in an Army hospital for almost a year. One thing that really helped me was that after I was walking again, I could go to play an old guitar that had been part of that hospital since WWII.

I found this organization, Guitars For Vets by accident and I have donated 7 guitars to them and have 2 more in the works being repaired. But this is not about me, it's about them.

Guitars 4 Vets donates guitars and lessons to military people who are in therapy recovering from wounds, physical or otherwise. They NEED donations of guitars-electric or acoustic, but usable guitars...and they also need cash donations. I know this is hard times as well as a time of politicians with their hands out, but these young people deserve what we can do...they get little enough from the government that sent them to war...

http://guitars4vets.org/

Please look at the site and see if there is anything at all you can do.

Thank you very much.

mark

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Originally posted to old mark on Sat Oct 06, 2012 at 01:17 AM PDT.

Also republished by Nashville KosKats, DKOMA, DKos Military Veterans, and Military Community Members of Daily Kos.

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