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Hollywood Hero?

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by cbbr, Feb 14, 2005.

  1. cbbr

    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    The e-mail that I got -

    "I've checked this out on Snopes.com and it appears genuine. No problem
    buying tickets to this guys movies!

    A Real Hollywood Hero

    Hollywood still has a few who are worth their salt...Here's one !

    Denzel Washington was visiting BAMC (Brook Army Medical Center, in San Antonio, Texas) the other day. This is where soldiers who have been evac'd from Germany come to be hospitalized in the States, especially burn victims.

    They have buildings there called Fisher Houses. The Fisher House is a hotel that soldiers' families can stay at, 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 filled to the brim 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 got his check book out and wrote a check out for the full amount right there on the spot. I and many of you are familiar with the success of the Fisher House program and 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. I hope you will help spread it.

    How it checks out -

    http://www.snopes.com/politics/military/denzel.asp

    Either way, it sounds like he did a cool thing.
     
  2. sled_dog

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    quite cool of him
     
  3. BranndonC

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    thats awesome, i like seing people help others when they can. way to go mr. washington
     
  4. Z3PR

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    Big props to Denzel. :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo:
     
  5. jekquistk5

    jekquistk5 Weld nekid Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    props to him hes a good actor too!
     
  6. bigyellowjimmy

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    Wow a Hollywood actor that actually cares about something other than whales, dolphines and owles. He's even a good actor to boot. :waytogo:
     
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    agreed. If true, mad props. Even if its not true and he's a left winger though, you had to love him in Man on Fire and Crimson Tide. ;) :)

    j
     

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