Woman raises money for elderly veteran who took delivery job to help repair his roof

OGDEN, Utah — A woman used social media to help raise money for an elderly veteran who took a delivery job to help pay for repairs to his home.

On Nov. 15, Jen Cantwell Weiss shared video of a delivery driver struggling to get up the steps of her home to drop off groceries.

“I didn’t watch this video until after he was already gone, or else I would have gone out to help him,” Weiss wrote on Facebook.

A relative of the man saw the video on social media and put Weiss in touch with the delivery driver.

After a brief introduction, Weiss learned Larry was a veteran who suffered a stroke earlier in the year and had to learn how to walk again.

Weiss shared Larry’s story on Facebook, saying he took the delivery job to pay for repairs to his roof, and asked for people to help

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