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Christopher Hegy: A Letter to The Independence Fund

In testimony to The Independence Fund’s impact on Veterans and their mobility issues, Hegy says, "This reality is all thanks to the great people at The Independence Fund. I'm a Veteran and my heart cries of joy, happiness, and hope because of the opportunities the Freedom 6x6 offers now, and more importantly, the opportunities it will offer once we can transport it (camping, events, trips, recreation, etc, etc, etc).”

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Florida Georgia Line and The Independence Fund Team Up on June 3rd

The Independence Fund, a leading national veterans organization, in connection with superstar duo Florida Georgia Line are teaming up to benefit the life of a wounded veteran. Prior to FGL’s headline THE SMOOTH TOUR stop on Saturday June 3, 2017 in Dallas, TX, Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard will be presenting Stephanie Nearing an all-terrain Track Chair. This special chair allows wounded veterans the ability to regain their mobility and independence.

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Moving Forward with Independence: Tom Garey

Tom and his family are examples of strength. They are the loved ones that stick by his side. Tom’s wife, Laura, had this to say about Tom and his chair, “Once he sat in his track-chair there was no stopping him. We now go on an almost nightly stroll and roll around the neighborhood and tend to have neighborhood kids walk with us."

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What it Means to Be a Military Spouse

What does it mean to be a military spouse? Carrie Stead, a wife and mother, shares what it means to her to be the wife of a veteran.

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Lara Garey: Wife, Mother, Caregiver

This mother’s day we would like to share the story of Lara Garey. She is the caregiver of her husband Tom, a military Veteran living with ALS disease. Together they have a 14-year-old son. Read about Lara’s courageous journey into becoming her husband’s primary caregiver, and her advice for newly adjusting caregivers.

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