Tenn. Guardsman's Home Is In A Perilous Location
STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:
Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. American veterans home from Iraq include Doug Edmisten of Knoxville, Tennessee. Hazardous as his duty was, he also faced danger at home. Two years ago, he was home for his son's birth when a runaway construction truck smashed through his house. Then on Christmas Eve, a van smashed through the house in the same spot. An apologetic neighbor explained he'd been working on the brakes of the van. The Edmisten's went to work on finding a motel. You're listening to MORNING EDITION.
NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by a contractor for NPR, and accuracy and availability may vary. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Please be aware that the authoritative record of NPR's programming is the audio.