Tuesday, September 28

Purple Heart

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A Purple Heart vet who fought in Afghanistan died of a treatable disease while waiting hours for an ICU bed

Purple Heart vet Daniel Wilkinson waited seven hours for an ICU bed in Texas before he died. He needed to get a gallstone removed but doctors couldn't find him an available ICU bed. "He served two deployments over in Afghanistan, came home with a Purple Heart, and it was a gallstone that took him out," his mom said. LoadingSomething is loading. A veteran who served two deplo...