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WWP holds Roswell fundraiser

October 3, 2010 • Local News

When Scott Lilley’s Humvee was struck by a roadside bomb in Iraq in 2007, he woke up in a military hospital in Bethesda, Md., with a traumatic brain injury and a bookbag next to his bed. Inside the bag was nothing special — just a pair of socks, some underwear, T -shirts and various toiletries.

But for many soldiers returning from war, these are the only material goods they have with them. And Lilley’s parents, Roswell residents Frank and Jolene, haven’t forgotten who gave it to their son: the Wounded Warrior Project.

“Young men come back across the ocean in only a [hospital] gown,” Frank said, shaking his head. “But that’s what got us through the whole thing: knowing that people care.”

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