Monday, May 23, 2016

Vietnam Veteran Gets Dying Wish To See His Horses One Last Time

Texas veteran dies after getting visit from beloved horses

Dying Vietnam veteran’s final wish granted
By NBC4 Staff
Published: May 23, 2016

SAN ANTONIO, TX (WCMH) – A dying Vietnam veteran’s dying wish was granted on Saturday when he was able to go outside and see his horses one last time.
Roberto Gonzales was wounded in battle on May 21, 1970.

Gonzales was paralyzed as a result of his injury, but that didn’t stop him from becoming a horse trainer.

“My husband was one of the only handicapped or paralyzed licensed horse trainers in Texas,” Rosario Gonzales told KABB.

When things took a turn for the worse during a recent hospitalization, Roberto’s dying wish was to see his horses Sugar and Ringo one last time. That wish was granted on the anniversary of his injury.
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