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Purple Heart Homes Veteran Sandra Lee to star in Musical

January 5, 2017

Veteran Sandra Lee and Tony nominee Will Swenson will be staring in Waterwell’s Blueprint Specials. The Musical with be staged on the Intrepid Aircraft Carrier. Lee was part of the Purple Heart Homes Veteran Home Ownership Program in 2013.

After high school Lee was studying opera but her life was forever changed when she enlisted soon after 9/11. She wanted to make the world a better place and to have positive impact on her community. Lee helped to rebuild war-damaged schools in Iraq. “I subsequently became a disabled veteran due to traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress, as well as military sexual trauma,” she explains. Now with the help of Purple Heart Homes and the Veteran Artists Program, Lee is living what she calls “a somewhat normal life” again.

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