denzel12.jpg (57985 bytes)Don't know whether you heard about this but Denzel Washington and his family visited the troops at Brook Army Medical Center, in San Antonio, Texas (BAMC) in December 2004. This is where soldiers that have been evacuated from Germany come to be hospitalized in the States, especially burn victims. They have buildings there called Fisher Houses. The Fisher House is a hotel where soldiers' families can stay, for little or no charge, while their soldier is staying in the hospital. BAMC has quite a few of these houses on base but as you can imagine, they are almost completely filled most of the time.  (Click on the thumbnail pictures to see them close up.)

denzel13.jpg (48513 bytes)While Denzel Washington was visiting BAMC, they gave him a tour of one of the Fisher Houses. At the time, he told Fisher House President David Coker  he would like to make a commitment to support the work of Fisher House.  Mr. Coker confirmed that Denzel Washington did make a sizeable donation to Fisher House several months after his visit, but he declined to comment on the actual amount. 

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