28 Feb '17, 7am

Disabled Veteran Beaten for Trying to Save Turtle From Abusers

Disabled Veteran Beaten for Trying to Save Turtle From Abusers

In Daytona Beach, Fla., one man proved that a military veteran will stand up for what’s right, no matter how small a victim may be. Garry Blough served in the U.S. Navy in the Gulf War. He suffered injuries in a 1991 explosion that left him using a walker and a leg brace to get around. He suffers from daily seizures and is unable to work. Despite these limitations, he didn’t hesitate to step up when he realized three young men were torturing a turtle right near a pond outside his apartment complex. Blough’s wife, Jennifer, and their 18-month-old daughter saw the two men and one teen smashing the turtle onto the sidewalk, apparently trying to break its shell. “I saw the turtle with the guys just slamming it forcefully on the concrete, and I was crying, my daughter saw it and she was crying,” Blough’s wife Jennifer told WESH News . Appalled, she ran inside to ask Blough to i...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/disabled-veteran-beaten-for-t...

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