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Brunotte / Courageous Vietnam Vet #477469

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 28, 1974
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(3) Vietnam vet Jim Brunotte drafted and sent to Vietnam.
REPORTER: Edwin Newman

(San Luis, Obispo, California) Today Brunotte runs a ranch after returning from Vietnam duty with 1 leg, no arms, and 1 eye. As a youngster Jim had polio but recovered so well he was drafted. [BRUNOTTE - explains how he lost limbs in Vietnam.] With help of father, Jim's dream to own ranch has come true. [BRUNOTTE - doesn't believe handicapped person confined to wheelchair and he practices what he preaches.]

Newman, Edwin

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