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On a USO tour at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany, Garry Trudeau presents a personalized cartoon to Army SGT Jason Gilbert of East Lake, OH. Photo: USO via Flickr.
On a USO tour at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany, Garry Trudeau presents a personalized cartoon to Army SGT Jason Gilbert of East Lake, OH. Photo: USO via Flickr.

Trudeau foundation gives vets' center a home

A foundation headed by Doonesbury cartoonist Garry Trudeau is helping jumpstart a proposed respite center for veterans in Trudeau's hometown of Saranac Lake. Trudeau has secured $125,000 to help Homeward Bound Adirondacks purchase a home in the village that was once owned by Trudeau's grandfather. The nonprofit plans to use the site to provide reintegration programs for soldiers and their families.

Organizers described the project as an important step forward in a more-than-two-year effort to make Saranac Lake a center for veteran healing.  Go to full article

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