A true American Hero

Jo Canadian
Denzel Washington
Subject: Brooks Army Medical Center

Don't know whether you heard about this but Denzel Washington and his family visited the troups at Brook Army Medical Center, in San Antonio,Texas (BAMC) the other day.This is where soldiers that have been evacuated from Germany come to be hospitalizedin the States, especially burn victims. They have buildings there called Fisher Houses. The Fisher House is a hotel where soldiers' families can stay, for little or no charge, while their soldier is staying in the hospital. BAMC has quite a few of these houses on base but as you can imagine, they are almost completely filled most of the time.

While Denzel Washington was visiting BAMC, they gave him a tour of one of the Fisher Houses. He asked how much one of them would cost to build. He took his check book out and wrote a check for the full amount right there on the spot. The soldiers overseas were amazed to hear this story and want to get the word out to
the American public, because it warmed their hearts to hear it.

Wow, that is soooo nice. A good story for a change.
Just proving that Denzil is not only a fine actor,but also,a fine man.
I think not
Aye, his gift transcended politics. Now if someone can do the same for the people in Iraq, It would paint a different picture.
probally walks around with a bag of peaches to.
No doubt about it Denzel is a class act
GL Schmitt
Over Denzel Washingtonís career, he has been involved in a number of films with military settings, most of which were more about the psychological and sociological pressures put upon soldiers, than about weapons, explosions, and special effects.

They are: A Soldier's Story, For Queen and Country, Glory , Crimson Tide, Courage Under Fire, and The Siege

It would appear that, no matter if others learned what those films were trying to communicate, at least this Washington has.
Pure class.

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