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Inspirational Vietnam Veteran Plans On Surviving Again After Being Set on Fire At Denny's
Vietnam Veteran Is Determined To Survive After Being Set On Fire
August 14, 2017
Nearly four months after he was doused with gasoline and lit on fire at a Happy Valley, Oregon Denny’s, walking remains a goal for Scott Ranstrom.
“I’m trying to take steps,” he said.
The 69-year-old Vietnam veteran didn’t know his attacker.
He doesn’t like to think about him.
“Every morning I get up with expectations of tomorrow, not what happened,”
said Ranstrom, his hands covered by protective gloves.
Sitting in a private room in Vibra Specialty Hospital, a recovery center for those who need long-term, in-patient care, Ranstrom is unwavering.
He remembers everything.
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Kathie Costos DiCesare
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