Saturday, April 2, 2016

Vietnam Veteran and Wife Finally Say "I'm Home" After 37 Years

With the help of local leaders, one Vietnam veteran finally has a place to call home 
KGET News 
Published 04/01 2016
BAKERSFIELD, Calif.

One local Vietnam veteran finally has a place to call home. After the Veterans Affairs gave Curtis Fitts the run around, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and other local supporters, stepped up to make sure this hero has a roof over his head.

"I feel home, I feel the love," Fitts said.

After being homeless and living in RV's he wanted somewhere to feel safe, something he hasn't felt since before the war.

"Its what we have been looking for all this time," Fitts said.

He and his wife Carol have waited 37 years for a place to call home.


Mr. Fitts has health issues and serious trauma after being shot down three times in Vietnam.

"The war stays with you, you never really forget it," Fitts said.
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