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By Trevor Sikkema on November 21st, 2013 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 11:50 am
Bob McPeek learns about the sacrifices his veteran father made throughout his life time after discovering a hand-written book of poems. The poems in the book, entitled “Rain or Mud, Shine or Blow,” told stories of his father’s time in war.
By Carla Bayron on November 1st, 2013 | Last updated: November 1, 2013 at 4:57 pm
While some homeless veterans in Gainesville continue to face the struggle of transitioning from a life clouded by war, a beacon of hope is provided for them by the 12th annual Alachua County Homeless Veterans Stand Down.
By WUFT News on September 13th, 2012 | Last updated: September 20, 2012 at 1:13 pm
In its eleventh year, the Homeless Veterans Stand Down had to add more capacity due to an increase in services and volunteers.