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StoryPoint Saline Resident Receives Ride of A Lifetime

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We strive every single day to make each moment something special for our residents and staff alike. Whether it’s good food, friendly conversation or an exciting excursion, we do everything we can to make our residents happy. Over at our sister community, StoryPoint Saline, staff took this to heart by making the dreams of resident George Lusko come true.

Dreams Come True at StoryPoint Saline

During a recent visit to Ypsilanti’s Yankee Air Museum as part of our’s and StoryPoint’s Life Enrichment Program, 99-year-old George Lusko, a former Staff Sergeant in WW2 and current resident at StoryPoint Saline, pointed out a B-25 Mitchell Bomber that saw combat in France. Upon seeing the aircraft, George mentioned that, despite being a pilot much of his life, it had always been his dream to go up in a plane just like that.

The leadership at StoryPoint Saline decided to take action and made his wish come true. By accepting donations through a Dream Big Fund, George was able to take flight in one of the only two dozen B-25’s still able to fly!

Check out some local news coverage of the event, here:

Fox 2 News:
WWII Veteran Tacks Off B-25 Flight Off Of Bucket List

Channel 7 News:
99-Year Old Veteran Checks One Last Thing Off Bucket List

MLive:
99-Year-Old WWII Veteran Gets Award Gets Award, Ride in B-25 Bomber at Yankee Air Museum

 

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