“Forget about being the New York Mets and playing baseball,” Wright said. “I think that just being American and living in this country, we owe it to those guys to say thank you and tell them how much we appreciate what they put on the line every day — and a lot of times what they’ve sacrificed. You’re talking about guys a lot younger than me that are going over there and giving up their lives trying to fight for our freedom.”
David Wright, after visiting troops at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington D.C.
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