Strait On: Hemet local wins medals in National Veterans Wheelchair Games

Sprained ankle turns into leg amputation that doesn’t get this veteran down Photo by Rusty Strait/The Valley ChronicleHemet resident Julian Perez is a bronze and gold medalist in the National Veterans Wheelchair Games. ■ By Rusty Strait / Senior Reporter Don’t tell Julian Perez that he’s handicapped. In the past two years he’s won four gold and two bronze medals in the National Veterans Wheelchair Games. “There is very little I can’t do,” the proud U. S. Marine Corps veteran declares, as he scoots around the house in his electric wheelchair with the grace of a swan. Oh, by the way, he is missing a limb most of us think we

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