Gov. Declares Living Vietnam Vet Dead - 4 Times

Discussion in 'Politics & Religion' started by pspr, Feb 2, 2012.

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    I think this is Obama's new deficit reduction initiative.

    ORLANDO, Fla. - A Vietnam vet was asked to pay more than $94,000 in benefits and burial costs after the government falsely declared him dead -- not once, but four times.

    Jerry Miller, who served in the army for 10 years, said the Department of Veterans Affairs sent four letters over the past two years to his Orlando, Fla. home, notifying his wife Agnes of his death.

    "At first I thought someone was playing with me. I thought someone was playing a joke," he told Orlando-WOFL.

    "Then I called them and they had me deceased."

    The first letter arrived in July 2010, the second followed a month later, the third came last year and the final was sent a couple of weeks ago.

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