Teen Donates Bar Mitzvah Money to Wounded Vets

Joshua Neidorf, 13, gave $13,000 check to University of California's Operation Mend program.
3:00 | 11/09/12

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When Josh need or celebrated his -- it's -- he collected a modest cash but unlike most teens he did not want to spend it on himself. I would like. -- It was checked into operation and instead Josh wrote a thirteen thousand dollar check -- operation meant a joint venture between UCLA and Brooke Army Medical Center. Which provides medical care to wounded warriors when they come its music take you so much like he's taking me -- And you know what I've. And you've done for me it and it's no comparison to what I've done. One of the soldiers the thirteen year old his health -- is army sergeant who was Stallman. He suffered a roadside bomb blast to was -- shot in Iraq withdrawal won't have as much of the -- -- On the soft -- from moderate. So it just kind of been a work from progress as part of the manned program -- was paired with Josh -- family. They provide hospitality when he's in town from Houston for treatment over the years Josh has become his buddy. I've heard all the stories and all of his recovery and you know while he's recovering it's just get our -- it is just get a -- and -- -- someone has a huge on two. There's some sort generals took you know took the money that that moves and the government to such a -- -- is -- -- -- And -- like experience and many miles set them apart Josh and Sargent Allman have gratitude in common. And -- friendship is perhaps the best bar mitzvah gift of all. In west -- Melissa McBride ABC seven Eyewitness News.

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