Now that the war in Iraq is officially over two local lawmakers are calling on New York City to honor those who fought there with a ticker tape parade down the “Canyon of Heroes.” But there seems to be some resistance in Washington.
“Sacrifice” is a word we’re hearing a lot this week. On Thursday, CBS 2’s Lou Young met a remarkable young man who has managed to maintain his good humor and humanity in the face of terrifying injuries.
An anti-war demonstration in Times Square that was meant to mark the eighth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq quickly became a protest against the fighting in Libya.
He made huge sacrifices for his country and now an Iraq War veteran is getting a new home on Staten Island.