Durbin Keeney of Duluth listens Monday as Gov. Tim Pawlenty presents an award to the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans. Kenney directs the council's efforts across northern Minnesota. Tribune photo by Don Davis
Minnesota honors homeless veterans program
ST. PAUL -- Veterans are homeless in larger numbers than other Minnesotans, and Durbin Keeney does not like that.
"These are the ones who raise their right hands..." Durbin said Monday, when the state honored the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans. "They are willing to come home in a body bag, but not willing to come home homeless."
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