LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) – Memorial Day is associated with many people thanking veterans for their service.
"D" Shannon comes from a military family with four generations serving their country, his grandfather, father, him, and now his son.
Shannon’s father made the ultimate sacrifice in the Vietnam War. "He left for Vietnam on my 4th Birthday. He was shot down and killed within five days of being in country."
The Shannon family is about putting others before themselves, but now they need the help. In the course of 10 days, Shannon, his wife, and son all ended up in the ER with different emergencies, racking up high medical expenses.
They recently decided to move back closer to family in Lynchburg.
"Without having those sorts of connections it’s a very lonely feeling when you’re g...Read More