‘Lieutenant Dan’ Gary Sinise to Assist More Colorado Veterans
You could look but you probably would not find another Hollywood star who cares more about the U.S. Military than Gary Sinise. He's proving that, again.
There's no better line in a movie than when Lieutenant Dan says to Forrest Gump, 'I never thanked you for saving my life.' He then turns and hops off the boat into the water. It's a great line because it's heartfelt, but he never really does come out and say it; he just says he hasn't said it. I love it.
'Forrest Gump' was the movie that made Gary Sinise 'famous,' though he'd been an actor in Tinsel Town for long before that. Long before the filming of 'Forrest Gump', he was a supporter of the military and became very active after the attacks of 9/11.
In 2011, Sinise started the Gary Sinise Veterans Foundation, a non-profit that offers services, programs, and events for wounded Veterans.
According to CBS4 Denver, the foundation will be giving money to the Marcus Institute for Brain Health, located at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Their are focused on Veterans and retired athletes dealing with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).
CBS4 Denver states that a former patient is now its Director of Veteran Programs, Communications and Strategic Development.
Who also is now ready for another watching of 'Forrest Gump'?
Get more on Sinise and the Marcus Institute from CBS4 Denver HERE.
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