Lowe’s workers stay late to fix vet’s wheelchair after appeals to VA go unanswered

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Date: July 17th, 2014

lowesNEW YORK –  Three employees at a Lowe’s store on New York’s Staten Island stayed well past closing time last week to repair a Vietnam veteran’s wheelchair that he asked the Veterans Administration to replace two years ago.

“They said, ‘You’re not leaving till it’s like new again,’” Michael Sulsona, the double-amputee veteran, said. The wheelchair apparently broke down in the store.

Sulsona, 62, who said up to that point he heard nothing from the VA about a replacement chair, but felt uplifted by the workers at the store.

He sent a letter to his local newspaper, The Staten Island Advance, to publicly thank the employees who stayed at the store well past 10 p.m. and didn’t charge him anything.  More

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4 Responses to “Lowe’s workers stay late to fix vet’s wheelchair after appeals to VA go unanswered”

  1. Anonymous Says:

    Good guys. Bad VA.

  2. Anonymous Says:

    A lot of people at the Va need to lost their jobs.

  3. Anonymous Says:

    The VA needs to start taking care of our vets. Damn bureaucrats – do your job!

  4. Anonymous Says:

    These guys deserve a raise or bonus. Lot of good advertising for Lowe’s.

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