GALVESTON, Texas Al Perdew didn t have much to feel thankful for on Thanksgiving Day. Two days earlier, he d discovered someone had broken into his truck and stolen his wheelchair. But Christmas already is here for the Marine Corps veteran.
I just can t thank him enough for this, Perdew said after hearing that another veteran was donating a wheelchair that had belonged to a recently deceased friend. It really helps restore my faith in people.
Perdew left his home early Tuesday morning only to discover someone had broken into his Chevy truck and removed his wheelchair, along with other items.
Galveston police have no leads.
Perdew said he was struggling with trying not to be angry about the crime, but the more he realized his losses, the harder that s become.