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Korean War veteran takes part in Honor Flight to Washington D.C.

Staff members from Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice rallied together in June to help send nearly 90 veterans and their guardians off to Washington D.C. as part of the Make It Happen program.

Roger Perkins, who is a Korean War Navy veteran and patient with Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice in Greater Toledo, was part of the group traveling to the nation's capital for the Flag City Honor Flight on June 7 with his daughter Kim.   According to their website, the Flag City Honor Flight is "dedicated to sending Hancock County and regional Veterans to Washington, D.C. to see the memorials built and dedicated in their honor."

As part of the send-off, 10 Ohio Living employees provided 15 gallons of orange juice for the morning breakfast and helped check people in at Toledo Express Airport. That evening, about 20 staff members, volunteers, and their families were there to help welcome the veterans home.

This was made possible through Ohio Living’s Make It Happen program, which provides special moments for hospice patients nearing the end of their lives by fulfilling life-enhancing wishes. 

See photos and video from the Honor Flight below and click here to read more Make It Happen stories.

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