MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A group dedicated to helping veterans presented the keys to a new accessible home to a wounded Minnesota veteran.
Jack Zimmerman lost both his legs while serving in Afghanistan. On his 27th birthday Monday, the nonprofit organization Helping a Hero worked with local partners to present this home in Elysian to him and his family.
Right past Beaver Dam on German Lake just outside Elysian, sits a four-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bathroom home, built for a hero.
Jack Zimmerman followed his grandfather’s footsteps and joined the Army. He was deployed to Afghanistan in 2010 and on March 9, 2011, while on patrol, Jack stepped on an IED. He was rushed to a military...