Tuesday, April 08, 2008

Triple Amputee Iraq Vet Stars On CSI: New York

Triple Amputee Iraq Vet Stars On CSI: New York

Regine Schlesinger Reporting
CHICAGO (WBBM) - A wounded war veteran from Rolling Meadows says he\'s finding a career in Hollywood. You can see him on tonight\'s broadcast of CSI: New York on CBS.
WBBM\'s Regine Schlesinger reports Bryan Anderson lost both legs and an arm in Iraq, but not his spirit or dreams.
Bryan Anderson says the star of CSI: New York, Chicago native Gary Sinise who won an Oscar as a wheelchair-bound Vietnam vet in the movie Forrest Gump, has told him, "You\'re the real Lt. Dan," referring to Sinise\'s Forrest Gump character.

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At 1:41 PM, Blogger Crestina Marez said...

Dear Veteran: I am the daughter of 1st. Sgt. E-8 Joe R. Marez whom the base in Mosul is named after I 'm also the founder of the Tacoma Amputee Support Group. he first meeting is Tuesday June 10th from 5-8pm at 2365 S. Wilkeson Street Tacoma WA I am also an amputee due to a bus accident. Pass the word to those people that you know here in WA. My e-mail address is crestinamarez@hotmail.com I enjoyed your acting debut please Keep the Faith- Sincerely Crestina


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