Vietnam vet overcomes addiction and homelessness
Good afternoon, welcome to WMNF's Radioactivity. Iâm Rob Lorei. Coming up: an interview with a Vietnam veteran who survived post traumatic stress, homelessness and drug addiction to turn his life around.
But first some comments about last weekâs program both online and on the phones there were several complaints about last Thursdayâs interview regarding the hydrogen assisted power for cars and trucks. You can see the discussion online at wmnf.org/news.
Today this country marks Veteranâs Day, first founded to mark the day armistice was signed to end World War I in 1918. Itâs also the day the country honors veterans.
Today weâll hear the story of a local Vietnam veteran who has an amazing story about hope and survival. Heâs Eugene Hairston, who was living on the streets in Tampa for eight years before he recovered from his addictions. Heâs written a book called A Quiet Voice. Eugene Hairston is here along with his co-author Susan Adger.comments powered by Disqus