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Dying Veteran Marries Sweetheart of 28 Years

National Association of Social Workers member Rebecca Myers sent us this Fox News television news story about Joe Wilson, a Marine diagnosed with terminal lung cancer.

“Happy-go-lucky” Joe had dated Denise Frazier on and off for 28 years, had a daughter with her, but never married. But while doing end-of-life counseling with an unidentified social worker and Denise, he popped the question. The couple recently married at the Veterans Hospital in Washington, D.C.

Rebecca thought it was a “neat story” to share and sent it to

To learn more about how social workers help veterans, visit NASW’s “Help Starts Here” Veterans Affairs Web page by clicking here.

Photo of Joe Wilson and Denise Frazier courtesy of Fox News.

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