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Area representatives to assist veterans with disabilities who are trying to see a doctor is 100 miles away, officials say

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The delegates in Alabama and pitched the last week to help a veteran with a disability, an appointment with a physician, which is nearly 100 miles away, officials said.

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office posted a picture on Facebook and see the delegates to the vet, and the writing of a Walker County Sheriff’s Office deputy arrived, the man walking on the road with an oxygen tank on Wednesday.

The deputy learned that the man was a disabled veteran and try to walk away and the lifts are from the Jasper area of Huntsville, which is about 100 miles away, and to make an appointment with the doctor, he was told that he couldn’t live without it, the post said. He had no way of getting there, so he decided to go for a walk, and the sheriff’s office added.

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Of the delegates that helped him and the rest of the way, and the transfer of the him in several county lines. A Madison County deputy in Huntsville, ready for the trip, according to the Facebook post.

After an overnight stay, the delegates reiterated the joint efforts in order to ensure that the veteran is at home.

“We are very thankful for our Veterans and are honored to play a small part in supporting such a man, who gave up a great deal for our country,” the post read.

The veteran has been identified as Gerald Baldwin, WAFF-TV reported.

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In the Facebook post, and the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, said, “In an unforeseen turn of events, the man’s son saw the post and recognized as a disabled vet, and his father, who he hadn’t seen or spoken to for several years. I hope they can quit!”

The tv station reported that a woman in Oklahoma sent out the Facebook post, a man by the name of Lance Baldwin), living in Pennsylvania.

Baldwin knew that the man in the photograph was his father, whom he hadn’t spoken to in over five years, according to the news outlet.

“I just couldn’t bring myself to give him a message. It’s just a lot of bad blood between us,” Lance said Baldwin. “You know, I knew that his health deteriorated. He appeared to be cancer, surgery is the last time we spoke. I need to be more on the way.”

He said, “you know, I read that post are probably a dozen or so times over and over again. I still can’t believe they went as far as they did, to take him to the place where he is needed, in order to re-do it in reverse to take him back to the house.”

The son said, “no, I’m not a religious person, but that person was there to look at it.”

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Worked as a freelance photographer, Baldwin reportedly reached out to his father, and there was a lot for him to see.

“He’s a tough old guy,” the son said. “He’s always been my superman.”

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