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"It cannot be stressed enough how important it is to recognize the sacrifices that our country's disabled veterans have made on behalf of us all," Sinise said. "I am deeply moved to have been asked to participate in this absolutely necessary memorial. I can only hope that my participation will help draw attention to the cause and ensure its successful fruition as the nation's first and only such tribute built specifically to these courageous men and women."
"We are highly privileged that Gary Sinise has agreed to serve as national spokesman for our critically important effort," said Lois Pope Lois Berrodin Pope (born June 7, 1933, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is one of America's leading philanthropists. She is the widow of National Enquirer founder, Generoso Pope Jr. , Foundation chair. "His portrayal in Forrest Gump of a soldier who loses his legs in the Vietnam conflict brought home the terrible price that our young men and women pay in the fight for our country's freedom. Like his Lt. Dan Taylor Dan Taylor is an American shotputter. He is currently sponsored by Nike. Taylor is currently competing around the world in track and field. College
Taylor attended The Ohio State University. He graduated in 2005 with a B.S. in Agriculture. character, the three million living disabled veterans and all those throughout American history have given parts of their bodies, and in some cases their minds, to ensure the preservation and perpetuation of all our country stands for."
After the treaties are signed and the battles of nations end, the personal battles of those disabled in war only begin. These men and women must struggle to regain health, reshape lives shattered by disability, learn new trades or professions and rejoin the civilian world," she said. "We have a responsibility to ensure that they are remembered now and in perpetuity Of endless duration; not subject to termination.
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Foundation President Arthur H. Wilson added, "It is because we need to recognize the spirit and courage of our disabled veterans, including the thousands from the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts, that our march toward the construction of the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial is so crucial. We are confident that having Gary Sinise as our national spokesman will not only heighten awareness and bring great honor to our effort and the entire disabled veterans cause, but will ensure the memorial we are building will be a lasting tribute to these unsung heroes."
An acclaimed stage, screen and television actor, director and producer, Sinise currently stars as Detective Mac Taylor Mac Taylor is a fictional character featured in the TV series . He is played by Gary Sinise. Andy Garcia was originally offered the lead role, a character who would have been named Detective Rick Calucci. in CBS's "CSI: New York." His awards include an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for the portrayal of Lt. Dan Taylor in Forrest Gump (1994); and nominations for a Tony Award for Best Director for Buried Child Buried Child is a play by Sam Shepard that won the 1979 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and launched Shepard to national fame as a playwright. Performance History
Buried Child premiered at The Magic Theatre in San Francisco in 1978, directed by Robert Woodruff. , and as Best Actor for The Grapes of Wrath and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. He won Golden Globe and SAG awards for Best Actor in a TV movie for his performance as the title character in Truman, and received Emmy and SAG awards for George Wallace (1998). He also starred in Ron Howard's Apollo 13; Ransom, with Mel Gibson; and The Green Mile, opposite Tom Hanks.
To learn more about the Memorial and the Disabled Veterans' LIFE Memorial Foundation, visit their Web site at: www.AVDLM.com.