Monday, January 10, 2011

Man’s aviary ruffles local feathers

New York - A New York City man has made his home into a bird sanctuary in gratitude for being spared in Vietnam, but his neighbors are not thankful. Manny Loupadiere, 65, said a bird kept him from getting shot while he was in the Air Force during the Vietnam War. “My job was to pick up wounded soldiers,” he said. “I was picking up a soldier when I heard a bird whistling in the tree. I looked up and when I did that a bullet went by my head. The bird saved my life.”  More…

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