(KTBC) A local veteran is in desperate need of a kidney transplant. The good news is his son is a match and a willing donor. So, what’s the problem? His family tells FOX 7: the VA is giving them, and other veterans, the runaround.
"You served your country, you travel overseas, you do everything you're supposed to do,” said Charles Nelson of Leander. "And, then you come home and it's well, yeah you have healthcare, you have a Choice Program. And, then there's all this fine line, fine writing, that puts burdens on you or your family - to try to get what they told you, you were entitled to."
The 48-year-old is a 100% service-connected, disabled Army veteran. A bout of untreated strep throat, while he was stationed in South Korea, led to kidney disease.
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